5 things to know on for Wednesday December 18, 2019: LifeLabs cyberattack, Trump impeachment, carbon points

TORONTO — Hackers may have obtained the personal data of 15 million LifeLabs customers after a systems breach including addresses, passwords, birthdays, health card numbers and even lab results. Here’s what else you need to know to start your day. 1. Impeachment vote: The U.S. House of Representatives is set for a historic vote on […]

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Climate scientists try to cut their own carbon footprints

In this Nov. 27, 2019, photo, Georgia Tech professor Kim Cobb poses for a photo at her home in Atlanta. Some climate scientists and activists, including Cobb, are limiting their flying, their consumption of meat and their overall carbon footprints to avoid adding to the global warming they study. (AP Photo/John Amis) For years, Kim […]

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The EU carbon market, serving its purpose at last? – VoxEurop (English)

Without a high enough carbon price, surplus emissions permits will remain high and the European carbon market will remain broken. Coinciding with the end of COP25 in Madrid, the forthcoming European Council on 12 and 13 December could raise the long-term climate ambitions of the European Union. Already, 25 of the 28 member states have […]

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