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Emissions cap not possible without oil, gas production cuts: Deloitte

Emissions cap not possible without oil, gas production cuts: Deloitte

CALGARY — Canadian oil and gas companies facing a federally imposed emissions cap will decide to cut their production rather than invest in too-expensive carbon capture and storage technology, a new report by Deloitte says.
Cities, schools and other agencies respond as heat wave crosses Ontario and Quebec

Cities, schools and other agencies respond as heat wave crosses Ontario and Quebec

TORONTO — Ontario's Independent Electricity System Operator says there will be enough electricity supply to meet the additional demand created by what's expected to be a prolonged heat wave.
Will Canada's biggest city legislate a maximum temperature in apartments?

Will Canada's biggest city legislate a maximum temperature in apartments?

TORONTO — Anushen Selvasegar can barely fit his hand through the narrow opening in his bedroom window to feel the breeze outside of his 14th-floor apartment in St. James Town, one of Toronto's most densely populated neighbourhoods.

7 people die in events related to heavy rains in El Salvador

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Seven people were killed Monday in separate events in El Salvador that authorities attributed to heavy rains that have persisted since the weekend.
Southern China faces heavy floods, and landslides kill at least 9

Southern China faces heavy floods, and landslides kill at least 9

BEIJING (AP) — Southern China was reeling Tuesday from heavy rains that triggered landslides killing at least nine people, knocking out power for entire villages and burying crops.
Undersea explorers mark a tragic day. Things to know about the Titan disaster anniversary

Undersea explorers mark a tragic day. Things to know about the Titan disaster anniversary

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A year after an experimental submersible imploded en route to the Titanic, unanswered questions linger — with no immediate answers. Tuesday marks one year since the Titan vanished on its way to the historic wreckage site.
Biofuel groups envision ethanol-powered jets. But fueling the effort has not been easy

Biofuel groups envision ethanol-powered jets. But fueling the effort has not been easy

MENOKEN, N.D. (AP) — Some day, the passenger jets that soar 35,000 feet (10.6 kilometers) over Dan McLean’s North Dakota farm could be fueled by corn grown on his land and millions of other acres across the Midwest. It’s a vision the U.S.
Tens of millions in the US remain under dangerous heat warnings

Tens of millions in the US remain under dangerous heat warnings

PHOENIX (AP) — Extreme heat alerts continued for tens of millions of people in the United States on Tuesday as cities including Chicago broke records at the start of a week of sweltering weather.
Akio Toyoda, grandson of Toyota founder, wins shareholders' approval to stay in leadership

Akio Toyoda, grandson of Toyota founder, wins shareholders' approval to stay in leadership

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota shareholders voted Tuesday in support of all the company's proposals, including keeping Akio Toyoda , grandson of the Japanese automaker’s founder, as chairman on the board.
Over 75 million people in the US are under heat alerts. Go indoors and hydrate

Over 75 million people in the US are under heat alerts. Go indoors and hydrate

PHOENIX (AP) — Over 75 million people in the United States were under extreme heat alerts Monday as a heat wave moved eastward, and the mid-Atlantic and New England were likely to see highs in the 90s as the week progresses.
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