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Quebec urged to hike energy exports to Ontario

MONTREAL – Hiking energy exports from Quebec to Ontario would help both cash-strapped provinces, says a report released Friday by two environmental groups.

The study says increasing energy trade between the provinces could generate about $12 billion over 20 years for Quebec, while Ontario could save the same amount over the same period by cutting down on its nuclear-energy production. 426 more words

Canada

New Quinnipiac Poll Shows Florida Backs Medical Marijuana

July 28, 2014 – Florida Backs Medical Marijuana 9-1, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Young Voters Lead Call For Recreational Marijuana

Florida voters support legalized marijuana for medical use 88 – 10 percent, with support ranging from 83 – 14 percent among voters over 65 years old to 95 – 5 percent among voters 18 to 29 years old, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. 383 more words

Marijuana

Bangalore, India: Fatal collision with earthmover

A person travelling was killed and the driver of an earthmover was severely injured when the vehicle collided with a train on an unmanned level crossing between Odarahalli and Doddballapur station, near Bangalore. 71 more words

Level Crossing

What Wales and Scotland can teach us about the circular economy

A version of this post was first published on BusinessGreen.

With memories of the world cup fading fast, something that has stayed with me are the many scenes of jubilant fans, perhaps because these reminded me of happy times spent in Brazil duringĀ itsĀ famous carnival celebrations. 886 more words

Circular Economy

One Century

I’m an odd duck. Ever since I was young, I was fascinated by the origins of the First World War. Unlike most other Americans, I thought of the Great War as a more profound conflict in that its origins and execution contained a treasure trove of lessons for humanity. 1,263 more words

Humanism