News tagged with major cities

Cosmic dust found in city rooftop gutters

(Phys.org)—A small team of researchers with Imperial College London, the Natural History Museum in London, Project Stardust in Norway and Université Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium, has found samples of cosmic dust in the ...

dateDec 07, 2016 in Earth Sciences report
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The pizza slice that comes at a price

A recent study has shown that emissions in major cities caused by restaurants such as pizzerias and steakhouses using wood burners can be damaging to the urban environment. 

dateJun 17, 2016 in Environment
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Montreal bans single-use plastic bags as of 2018

Greater Montreal announced Thursday a ban on non-biodegradable, single-use plastic bags starting in 2018, in the largest of its kind proscription in Canada, while urging other major cities around the world to follow suit.

dateDec 10, 2015 in Environment
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Amazon unveils move in local services

US online giant Amazon said Monday it was launching a services marketplace offering to connect consumers with businesses offering anything from home improvement to piano lessons.

dateMar 30, 2015 in Business
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