Jon Hernandez | CBC News

UBC researcher Jack Saddler marvels at how wood waste can actually make people fly. He's currently part of a project to convert forest residues into jet fuel — a process he believes could redefine air transport in a low-carbon future. more

Feb 22, 2017 12:00 AM News

Researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have successfully converted sewage waste into a substance similar to crude oil. more

Jan 5, 2017 12:00 AM News

Sweet, hoppy, floral, or elegant — there's a lot of terms to describe a delicious craft beer. But some critics have added "extremely wasteful" to the list. more

Oct 25, 2016 12:00 AM News