Coffee Capsules: Brewing Up An (In)Convenient Storm of Waste

Coffee capsules are now ubiquitous: By 2025, the global market for the product is expected to grow to more than $29 billion. These mostly plastic pods are currently popular in Europe and North America, but research predicts their popularity is likely to grow in markets in Asia, particularly ChinaContinue Reading

Frigid monster storm across US claims at least 24 lives

Millions of people hunkered down against a deep freeze on Sunday morning to ride out the frigid storm that has killed at least 24 people across the United States and is expected to claim more lives after trapping some residents inside houses with heaping snow drifts and knocking out powerContinue Reading

Environment Canada warns of major winter storm

Hundreds of thousands of people were left without power in Quebec and Ontario ahead of Christmas Eve as a major winter storm barrelled into the region, bringing heavy snowfall, rain and strong winds that led to flight cancellations and closed highways. Friday’s storm was marked by a lowContinue Reading