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Studio K Gary Wants to be a Meteorologist

When Gary the Unicorn grows up he wants to be a meteorologist, so who better than CBC Vancouver's Johanna Wagstaffe to share what the job is all about!
  • 2018
  • 00:01:52
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/08/2018

The National Trans Mountain pipeline gets some environmentalists' support

They argue that if the project doesn't get built, the risk of moving oil via rail or ships is far worse than a pipeline.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/06/2018

The National Rising sea levels will put U.S. homes at risk in near future

The Union of Concerned Scientists says more than 310,000 existing homes are projected to be at risk of flooding every two weeks by 2045. The National visited one coastal community to see how it's dealing with the problem.
  • 2018
  • 00:04:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2018

The National Smoke suffocates B.C., poses significant health risk

Health officials say even short exposure to the smoke can have wide-ranging effects: from headaches and dizziness to reduced birth weight for babies who are exposed while in the womb.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:16
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/11/2018

News in Review - October 2018 Extreme Weather 2018: Is this Climate Change?

Climate on this planet is always changing. Over hundreds of thousands of years there have been heating and cooling events, with at least five ice ages. Most of these variations can be attributed to Earth’s orbit, the sun’s radiation and the planet heating. However, since the 19th century scientists believe that the rapid heating of the earth is a result ...
  • 2018
  • 00:18:22
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/10/2018

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The National B.C. tourism industry hit hard by wildfires

B.C.'s tourism industry has been hit hard, but the threat of wildfires isn't the only reason: heavy smoke is making lots of potential tourists reconsider outdoor activities.
  • 2018
  • 00:01:59
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/10/2018

The National Canada to decrease carbon tax, angering environmental activists

Canadian industries hope the change will help keep them competitive abroad, but environmentalists see this as Trudeau pulling back from his commitment.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/12/2018

The National Carbon tax: What effect has it had on B.C.?

A federal carbon tax has been a hot topic for debate for many provinces that don't have one — but B.C. has for the last 10 years. The National looks at the effect B.C.'s carbon tax has had on the province.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/03/2018

The National Right whale deaths due in part to abundance of food

Scientists were able to track the whales' movements, as well as the plankton they feed on, using little robots. Now their focus is on why the whales' food is suddenly so abundant in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and what role climate change has played.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:30
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/03/2018

The National Recycling incorrectly can cost taxpayers big time

Recycling incorrectly can cost taxpayers big time. From not rinsing out containers to throwing garbage into the recycling, contaminating your blue bin can do more harm than good.
  • 2018
  • 00:04:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/03/2018

The National Solar panels now mandatory on new homes in California

It's part of an aggressive push to combat climate change, one that environmentalists applaud, but there are concerns the solar panels will drive up the already sky-high cost of homes in California.
  • 2018
  • 00:03:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/03/2018

The National Trying to recycle everything comes at a high cost

Trying to recycle everything — including hard-to-recycle items like coffee pods and cigarette butts — can come at a high cost.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/13/2018

The National Sweden beats Canada in garbage performance

Sweden beats Canada when it comes to garbage performance — that is, they do a better job of recycling their waste. As part of the Reduce, Reuse, Rethink series, CBC News puts the spotlight on Sweden, where so little garbage is ending up in landfills that they now import waste from other countries so it can be burned to generate ...
  • 2018
  • 00:04:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/13/2018

24 Hours The Price of Power: Debating the Deal (Part 4 of 5)

Part four of the five-part series The Price of Power looks into hydro developments in northern Manitoba, political dealings, hidden costs and environmental devastation.
  • 1991
  • 00:16:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/04/2018

24 Hours The Price of Power: Conserving the Future (Part 5 of 5)

This fifth and final episode of the five-part series The Price of Power focuses on alternative energy sources.
  • 1991
  • 00:23:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/04/2018

24 Hours The Price of Power: A Question of Trust (Part 3 of 5)

Part three of the five-part series The Price of Power looks into hydro developments in northern Manitoba, the devastation left behind, and the problems and high cost of compensation.
  • 1991
  • 00:19:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/04/2018

24 Hours The Price of Power: The Power Brokers (Part 2 of 5)

This documentary looks at the successive governments and Manitoba Hydro administrators responsible for Manitoba's hydro mega-projects. This is the second episode in the five-part series The Price of Power.
  • 1991
  • 00:27:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/04/2018

24 Hours The Price of Power: After the Flood (Part 1 of 5)

In the 1960s in northern Manitoba, hydroelectric power promised prosperity for all, but in the shadow of the dams, there was another more painful reality: an environmental wasteland, Indigenous rights cast aside, political scandal and multi-billion dollar debt. In this first episode in the five-part series The Price of Power, representatives of several Manitoba First Nations discuss how their traditional lifestyles ...
  • 1991
  • 00:22:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/04/2018

The National California wildfires impact marine life

The Thomas wildfire in California that destroyed more than 1,000 structures late last year also affected marine life. CBC’s Kim Brunhuber looks at how the fires had an impact on life in the Pacific Ocean.
  • 2018
  • 00:05:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/23/2018

The National Commonwealth urged to sign 'no plastics' pledge

The Commonwealth is being urged to follow Britain's suit and pledge to ban some of the world's most common pollutants. The scale of ocean pollution is truly staggering, with more than five trillion pieces of plastic debris — and that can be a matter of life and death.
  • 2018
  • 00:05:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/23/2018

The National Clothing that doesn't sacrifice fashion for sustainability

Fashion doesn't have to be sacrificed for sustainability and several Canadian designers are trying to make a difference in the way they produce clothes. The fashion industry is the second-worst polluting industry, but things are changing, albeit slowly. CBC News speaks to two designers who, in different ways, have changed their ways to create clothing that's sustainable, good for the ...
  • 2018
  • 00:03:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/23/2018

The Nature of Things Myth or Science: The Power of Poo

Dr. Jennifer Gardy lifts the lid on poop to discover if it’s myth or science that we’re flushing a valuable resource down the toilet. Every year, worldwide, we produce nine billion kilograms of the stuff — six metric tons each over our lifetime. From human poo to animal poo, researchers are embracing the brown stuff. They believe it’s scientific gold, ...
  • 2018
  • 00:45:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/17/2018

The National Drinking bottled water could be bad for your health

Drinking bottled water could be bad for your health. A CBC Marketplace investigation found that many Canadian bottled water brands contain microplastics. Those microplastics can enter a human's bloodstream and stay there, however the potential impact on people hasn't been studied.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/02/2018

The National How your lifestyle is making recycling unsustainable

Our changing lifestyle is making the standard “blue box recycling” unsustainable as communities struggle to adapt to more plastics and fewer newspapers. New composite plastics are harder to recycle so new technologies are needed — and that means higher costs for local governments.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:45
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/02/2018

The National Where is the world's waste going? | The Question

Where is the world's waste going? That's the focus of the latest edition of The Question. With China ending its program to take in the world’s waste, it has to go somewhere else. The National takes a look at how countries like Sweden and Germany have introduced incentives for people to return their waste.
  • 2018
  • 00:03:01
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/02/2018