Facebook to change advertising policy as European giant pulls ads

Shares of Facebook and Twitter dropped sharply Friday after European giant Unilever, behind brands such as Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and Dove soap, said it will halt U.S. advertising on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram through at least the end of the year. In response, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company will change its policies to […]

Why your reduced carbon footprint from lockdown won't slow climate change

Why your reduced carbon footprint from lockdown won't slow climate change

If you’re looking for a silver lining to the coronavirus pandemic, your reduced carbon footprint unfortunately isn’t it, climate scientists warn. Even with this week’s climate change study in the journal Nature citing a 17 per cent drop in daily CO2 emissions compared to this time last year, experts caution against the temptation to inflate […]

First federal assessment of Arctic Ocean finds drastic change

First federal assessment of Arctic Ocean finds drastic change

The top of the world is turning upside down, says the first overall assessment of Canada’s Arctic Ocean. The assessment, the result of work by dozens of federal scientists and Inuit observers, describes a vast ecosystem in unprecedented flux: from ocean currents to the habits and types of animals that swim in it. The Arctic Ocean, […]

Will COVID-19 change our food habits?

Will COVID-19 change our food habits?

Hello, people! This is our weekly newsletter on all things environmental, where we highlight trends and solutions that are moving us to a more sustainable world. (Sign up here to get it in your inbox every Thursday.) This week: Will COVID-19 change our food habits? Comparing the current drop in carbon emissions to historical ones How climate change helped […]

23andMe Studies Healthy Behavior Change

23andMe Studies Healthy Behavior Change

Every year, millions of us make New Year’s resolutions to improve our health. We pledge to eat better, go to bed earlier, or exercise more. And every year, most of us don’t follow through and make those healthy behavior changes. Typically we’re giving up on our resolutions right about now. We start with great intentions, […]

Canadian advertisers change up Super Bowl strategies following CRTC case

Canadian advertisers change up Super Bowl strategies following CRTC case

TORONTO – Canadian advertisers say Super Bowl marketing is being shaken up after the conclusion of a years-long battle over the precious airtime during the annual football spectacle. Bell Canada’s broadcast on Sunday — including Canadian commercials — will be the only feed following a Supreme Court decision that overruled a previous decision allowing both […]

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