Decades before climate change became an environmental crisis, Canada’s petroleum industry disposed of then-unmarketable natural gas, or methane, simply by burning it. In Alberta’s Turner Valley oilfield in the 1920s, large gas flares would light up the sky.
The city of Suzhou in Jiangsu province in China lies about 100 kilometres northwest from Shanghai, China’s largest economic and trading centre.
For most of human history, fresh water was wherever we could find it. Communities were set up on flood plains...
A herring gull colony is no place for the faint of heart...
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