The planet is changing. So will our journalism
News/Editor's Blog: The impact of climate on our changing planet may be the most pressing story of our time. Canadians have a hunger for information and constructive solutions as the United Nations climate conference, COP26, is set to begin in Glasgow on Oct. 31.
Costa Rica, Milan among winners of Prince William's Earthshot environmental prize
News/Science: Milan and Costa Rica were among the winners of the Earthshot Prize on Sunday, an environmental award created by Prince William, who has criticized world leaders for an uninspiring response to the climate change crisis.
Space tourism may be taking off, but critics not taken with its aims
News/World: A handful of billionaire-backed space ventures are trying to make out-of-this-world tourism a future reality, but some critics say their resources would be better directed toward solving the problems we face on Earth today.
Gap in research funding leaves global south more vulnerable to climate impacts, studies suggest
News/Science: Developing countries suffer from a significant gap in terms of scientific research related to climate change, a new study shows, even though they contain the communities and people most vulnerable to extreme weather, rising sea levels and other serious impacts of climate change.
What we learned this week in the trial of Elizabeth Holmes
This week in the criminal trial of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, jurors heard from a second former lab director of the blood-testing startup, former executives of the two major retailers that inked deals with the failed company, as well as the beginning of testimony from a former employee who was involved in its critical Walgreens partnership and device demonstrations.
Fecal transplants from young mice are like a 'fountain of youth' for old mice, study finds
Radio/Quirks & Quarks: It might not be the fountain of youth we've dreamed of, but experiments in mice suggest one possible, if distasteful, path to rejuvenation: a dose of the microbial ecosystem from the gut of a healthy youngster.
Action, not talk, needed on climate, Queen Elizabeth signals to world leaders
News/World: Queen Elizabeth said she was irritated by world leaders who talk about climate change but do nothing to address global warming, and said it was still unclear who would turn up at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow.