February 16, 2024

Priority? Licence transfers? Here’s how Alberta’s water system works

By Taylor Lambert – CBC Alberta’s relationship with water has changed over the […]
February 15, 2024

Extreme Weather, Russia & Cyber Attacks Top Fears List

By Anna Fleck – Statista In the run up to the annual Munich […]
February 14, 2024

Shutdown of deep ocean current could cause extreme climate change as soon as 2025 – Richard Mills

2024-02-14 The Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) is a large system of water […]
February 11, 2024

Drought across British Columbia could worsen this year

From The Weather Network Snow levels are 39 per cent below normal, according […]
February 9, 2024

California’s atmospheric rivers, explained

CBC Video A series of atmospheric rivers caused days of record-breaking rain over […]
February 7, 2024

The Scale of California’s Pineapple Express Phenomenon

By Katharina Buchholz – Statista A second atmospheric river rainstorm in a week is […]
January 24, 2024
Fresh water crisis unfolding

World groundwater levels showing ‘accelerated’ decline – study

By Reuters Groundwater levels across the world have shown widespread and “accelerated” decline […]
January 18, 2024

Scientists reveal how Greenland Ice Sheet has shrunk over past four decades

By Gloria Dickie – Reuters The Greenland Ice Sheet lost 5,091 sq km (1930 […]
January 14, 2024

Panama Canal drought forces Maersk to start using ‘land bridge’ for Oceania cargo

By Lori Ann LaRocco – CNBC In an advisory to clients, Maersk informed […]
January 12, 2024

Biden administration announces $623 million for new EV chargers across the nation

By Ella Nilsen, CNN fund 47 projects in 22 states and Puerto Rico – […]
January 10, 2024

High-grade results ‘bode well’ for Graphite One feasibility this year

By Blair McBride – Mining.com Graphite One (TSXV: GPH; US-OTC: GPHOF) says results […]
January 9, 2024

With El Nino boost, scientists say 2024 will be much worse than record-setting 2023 – Richard Mills

2024-01-09 If you thought 2023 was hot, just wait. Scientists are warning that […]
January 8, 2024

Scientists Are Already Bracing for Record-Breaking Heat in 2024

By Zahra Hirji, Olivia Rudgard, and Brian Kahn – Bloomberg If history is any guide, the second […]
January 4, 2024

Developing America’s largest graphite deposit coincides with major port expansion at critical juncture of the Bering Strait – Richard Mills

2024.01.04 America’s largest graphite resource, and one of the biggest in the world, says […]
January 3, 2024

Global Shipping’s Chokepoints

By Katharina Buchholz – Statista With more and more shipping companies extending full or […]
January 3, 2024

Saving the Panama Canal Will Take Years and Cost Billions, If It’s Even Possible

By Peter Millard and Michael D McDonald – Bloomberg The vestiges of an ancient forest tell […]
January 2, 2024

2023 Expected to Be Hottest Year on Record

By  Katharina Buchholz – Statista With full December data still outstanding, 2023 has […]
December 28, 2023

How One Company Plans To Disrupt the Single-Use Plastics Industry – interview with Richard Mills

By Streetwise Reports We recently sat down with Rick Mills of Ahead of the Herd to discuss […]
December 23, 2023

China aiming to tap US$23 trillion energy transition market – Richard Mills

2023.12.21 China, the world leader in electric vehicles and battery production, is moving […]
December 21, 2023

British Columbians will no longer be given single-use plastic cutlery and bags

By CBC News British Columbians will no longer be given single-use plastic cutlery […]
December 20, 2023

On average, electric vehicles are less reliable than other cars and trucks, Consumer Reports finds

By Tom Krisher –  The Associated Press Electric vehicles have proved far less reliable, […]
December 20, 2023

The Retreat of Glaciers in the 21st Century

By Anna Fleck – Statista A recent UNESCO study on protected glaciers around the […]
December 18, 2023

Canada to Announce 2035 All-EV Sales Mandate, Reports Say

By Christine Dobby – Bloomberg The Canadian government is poised to pass rules requiring […]
December 17, 2023

Russia Uranium Supplier Warns US Clients to Brace for Ban

By Ari Natter Tenex, a Russian state-owned uranium company, is warning American customers that […]
December 16, 2023

Billionaire Miner Friedland Warns of a Copper ‘Train Wreck’ as Supply Stalls

By James Attwood and Jacob Lorinc – Bloomberg Copper is poised to follow other commodities upended by […]
December 16, 2023

Billionaire Mining Magnate Friedland Says $15,000-a-Ton Copper Needed to Spur New Mines

By Alix Steel, Dani Burger, and Jacob Lorinc – Bloomberg Copper prices need to nearly double in […]
December 14, 2023

Keeping Chinese parts out of American EV’s – Richard Mills

2023.12.14 In this ‘Under the spotlight’ written interview Rick Mills, editor of the […]
December 8, 2023

A new 66 million-year history of carbon dioxide offers little comfort for today

By Columbia Climate School – Phy.org A massive new review of ancient atmospheric carbon-dioxide […]
December 8, 2023

Jet stream will get faster as climate change continues, study finds

By Louise Lerner – Phys.org A new study in Nature Climate Change takes one of the first […]
December 7, 2023

Researchers used Hurricane Larry to prove ocean microplastics can be swept inland as air pollution

By Kayla Hounsell –  CBC News As Hurricane Larry lashed Newfoundland in 2021, university students […]
November 25, 2023

Global EV mandates would require 388 new mines: Fraser Institute

By Nelson Bennett – Mining.com Meeting the 2030 targets for electric vehicle mandates […]
November 23, 2023

Exposing the copper surplus myth – Richard Mills

2023.11.22 Commodity analysts predictions are usually wrong about copper supply, often predicting a […]
November 18, 2023

Positioning in metals for economic recovery – Richard Mills

2023.11.18 “If it bleeds it leads” is a well-worn expression for describing how […]
November 11, 2023

Greenland glaciers melt five times faster than 20 years ago

By Johannes Birkebaek Global warming has increased the speed at which glaciers in Greenland […]
November 8, 2023

EV Market’s Surge Toward $57 Trillion Sparks Global Flashpoints

By Bloomberg Economics The historic transition from the century-long era of the internal […]
October 31, 2023

The dirty truth about why we need mining if we want a cleaner world

By Frank Giustra The mining industry has had its share of abuse over the […]
October 27, 2023

Lifting the Lid on Antarctica: Ancient Landscape Revealed Beneath Antarctica

By Durham University An international research team has unveiled an ancient landscape hidden […]
October 25, 2023

Teck’s Copper Mine Cost Blowout Shows Challenges in Industry

By Jacob Lorinc, Thomas Biesheuvel, and James Attwood Rising costs to build Teck Resources Ltd.’s flagship copper project […]
October 4, 2023

AOTH Copper Road Resources overview with CEO John Timmons – Richard Mills

2023.10.04 Behind Ontario’s mineral wealth is the geological advantage offered by the Mid-Continental […]
October 4, 2023

From Lead to Copper: Replacing America’s Aging Water Infrastructure

By Elements Visual Capitalist Water service lines, crucial for connecting buildings to the […]
September 29, 2023

2023 officially the most costly destructive wildfire season on record in BC

By The Weather Networks According to the B.C. Wildfire Service (BCWS), a total […]
September 25, 2023

EV Infrastructure

By Felix Richter Charging infrastructure plays a pivotal role in facilitating the global shift […]
September 23, 2023

Max discovers new copper-silver target at CESAR – Richard Mills

2023.09.23 The importance of copper exploration projects cannot be understated. In an era […]
September 23, 2023

Copper Road intersects broad zones of visible copper mineralization at its namesake project in Ontario – Richard Mills

2023.09.23 Copper Road Resources Inc. (TSXV: CRD) is encountering promising geology at its Copper […]
September 11, 2023

Drought ‘a sleeping giant of a natural disaster,’ says B.C.’s emergency minister

By The Weather Network More than 80 per cent of B.C.’s water basins […]
September 6, 2023

August was hottest ever recorded, third straight month to set record

By Reuters Last month was the hottest August on record globally, the third […]
September 5, 2023

The canary in the icefield

By Paula Duhatschek and Dan McGarvey Things are not as they’ve always been. […]
September 2, 2023

Max to fly geophysical survey over CESAR’s AM District – Richard Mills

2023.09.02 Max Resource Corp (TSX.V: MAX; OTC: MXROF; Frankfurt: M1D2)  continues to advance […]
September 2, 2023

The Science of Climate Change Explained: Facts, Evidence and Proof

By Julia Rosen The science of climate change is more solid and widely agreed […]
September 1, 2023

What previous warming cycles tell us about current global warming – Richard Mills

2023.09.01 If you listen to mainstream media, climate change (a misnomer, the correct […]
August 31, 2023

How global warming and El Niño will affect commodities – Richard Mills

2023.08.31 There’s no getting around it: our planet is warming at a terrifying […]
August 31, 2023


2023.08.31 这是无法回避的事实:我们的星球正在以可怕的速度变暖,其特点是极端天气事件现在看来是正常现象。 今年夏天,我们继续看到强烈的风暴、灼热的热浪和长期的干旱袭击世界各地,并在 2023 年 7 月达到有史以来最热的月份。德国莱比锡大学的一项研究发现,该月连续 23 天全球气温创纪录,比四年前创下的纪录高出了“相当大的差距”(即 0.2 摄氏度)。 当月,世界各地多个地点出现破纪录的热浪,特别是美国西南部、墨西哥、中国和地中海周边地区。 《科学美国人》杂志称,这些记录主要与人类燃烧化石燃料导致大气中的多余热量导致全球气温总体上升有关。 […]
August 28, 2023

El Niño has started

By The Economist California rarely sees the types of hurricanes and storms that […]
August 27, 2023

Import ban on goods made with Chinese slave labor extended to electric car batteries – Richard Mills

2023.08.27 US auto manufacturers that source their components from a region in China […]
August 24, 2023

A summer of extreme weather: Why global warming can’t be denied – Richard Mills

2023.08.24 Climate change, a misnomer, and the correct term, global warming, are cited […]
August 23, 2023

Copper Road kicks off 2023 drill program to confirm copper mineralization at JR Zone – Richard Mills

2023.08.23 Copper Road Resources Inc. (TSXV: CRD) is kicking off its 2023 summer […]
August 23, 2023

Copper Road 启动 2023 年钻探计划,以确认 JR 地区的铜矿化情况

203.08.23 Copper Road Resources Inc. (TSXV: CRD) 正在极具前景的 JR 区启动 2023 年夏季钻探计划,该计划是位于安大略省巴彻瓦纳湾地区的 Copper […]
August 23, 2023
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Canada Powers Up EV Push as Auto Giants Fuel Battery Boom

By Rimmi Singhi Amid heightening climate concerns, countries worldwide are fast transitioning to […]
August 22, 2023

U.S. Drought Lessens as Large Swaths Remain Affected

By Katharina Buchholz Tropical storm Hilary reached California Monday morning, bringing heavy rains […]
August 22, 2023

Heat is associated with short-term increases in household food insecurity in 150 countries and this is mediated by income

By Carolin Kroeger Rising temperatures are expected to stall progress on food insecurity […]
August 21, 2023

Remnant moisture from the tropical system drenching California will move into Western Canada this week

2023.08.21 The storm’s tropical moisture will continue flowing north long after the system […]
August 17, 2023

The wildfire danger keeps climbing across British Columbia

The Weather Network From a record number of wildfires to record high temperatures, […]
August 9, 2023
The day the current stopped

Record-setting heat on Earth could well be the norm in the coming years – Richard Mills

2023.08.09 July 2023 officially marked the hottest ever month on Earth. In fact, […]
August 9, 2023
The day the current stopped


2023.08.09 2023 年 7 月正式成为地球上最热的一个月。事实上,仅在第一周,地球温度就打破了12万年来的最高纪录,不是一次、不是两次,而是三次! 根据世界气象组织(WMO)和欧盟资助的哥白尼气候变化服务机构(C3S)的数据,这次与往年 7 月相比,差距相当可观。 莱比锡大学的分析确定,2023 年 7 月的气温将比 2019 […]
August 5, 2023

Canada sets sights on next plastic waste target: food packaging

By Sean Previl After banning plastic bags at supermarkets and liquor stores nationwide late last year, […]
July 28, 2023

‘Really evident’ change on Mackenzie River, with record-low water levels this year

Mah Noor Mubarik · CBC News  Hot temperatures with little rain is causing water levels to drop on […]
July 28, 2023
Melting ice, Arctic scramble

We’re dangerously near some climate tipping points

Emily Chung · CBC News England and France could suddenly get a new, colder climate, […]
July 25, 2023

The global copper market is entering an age of extremely large deficits – Richard Mills

2023.07.25  Simply put, the road to reaching net zero begins and ends with […]
July 24, 2023

With few projects in industry pipeline, Copper Road’s exploration story is a must-follow – Richard Mills

2023.07.24 Simply put, the road to reaching net zero begins and ends with […]
July 24, 2023

由于行业管道项目很少,Copper Road 的勘探故事值得关注 – Richard Mills

2023.07.24 简而言之,实现净零排放的道路始于铜,终于铜。所有支持可再生能源的基础设施都使用大量铜,因为金属是高效的电和热导体。 为了保持能源转型的继续,将需要数百万英尺的铜线来加强世界电网,并且还需要数十万吨的铜线来建设风能和太阳能发电厂。例如,海上风力涡轮机每兆瓦发电量含有 8 吨铜。 电动汽车现在是需求快速增长的一个来源,其使用的铜量是汽油动力汽车的两倍多,汽油动力汽车的铜含量约为 30 公斤。更不用说,平均每个家庭都有超过 180 公斤的铜,这提醒我们这种金属是多么不可或缺。 综上所述,展望未来,对铜的需求将是惊人的。 铜供应缺口 麦肯锡预计,到 […]
July 15, 2023

A moving target: Addressing the global infrastructure deficit in times of rapid climate change, decarbonization – Richard Mills

2023.07.15 Roads, ports & bridges, transmission lines, power plants, airports, dams, buses, subways, […]
July 12, 2023

2023 shaping up to be hottest in 100,000 years – Richard Mills

2023.07.12 Last week in North Grenville, Ontario, the city turned hockey rinks into […]
July 11, 2023
What's with all the weird weather?

N.W.T. towns see their hottest day ever recorded this weekend

By The Weather Network
June 29, 2023

Even after record year, renewables still far from a threat to fossil fuel’s energy dominance – Richard Mills

2023.06.29 With the significant resources we have committed to renewable energy, you’d have […]
June 27, 2023

Electrification’s demands on copper and graphite are off the charts – Richard Mills

2023.06.27 The three most critical inputs in the race to electrify and decarbonize […]
June 26, 2023

Max Resource samples high-grade copper-silver from newly discovered AM-7 target – Richard Mills

2023.06.26 In mineral exploration, a promising discovery can often be validated by the […]
June 26, 2023

Max Resource 从新发现的 AM-7 目标中提取了高品位铜银样品

2023.06.26 在矿物勘探中,一个有希望的发现通常可以通过随后的采样/钻探结果来验证。这就是 Max Resource Corp. (TSX.V: MAX; OTC: MXROF; Frankfurt: M1D2))在其全资拥有的位于哥伦比亚东北部的 CESAR 铜银项目中新发现的 […]
June 26, 2023

Copper Road Resources announces summer drill program – Richard Mills

2023.06.26 Copper Road Resources (TSXV:CRD) has prioritized drill targets at the JR Zone […]
June 20, 2023

Evanesce takes ‘dirt-to-dirt approach’ to replace plastic packaging for a truly circular economy – Richard Mills

2023.06.20 In many parts of the world, consumers are still adjusting to grocery […]
June 19, 2023

Donnie Creek wildfire in northeast B.C. now the largest recorded in province’s history

By Akshay Kulkarni  The Donnie Creek wildfire in northeastern British Columbia has now […]
June 18, 2023

World’s No. 2 Gold Miner Is Trying to Get Bigger in Copper

By Jacob Lorinc  The only metal output that has increased at Barrick since […]
June 17, 2023

New copper supply offset by multiple hits to existing operations – Richard Mills

2023.06.17 For years we’ve been reporting on how a decline in productivity from […]
June 16, 2023

Arctic Sea Ice Cover Hits Record Lows in 2023

By Anna Fleck New research has found that the Arctic could be almost free […]
June 16, 2023

Canada’s wildfires have burnt an area 16 times larger than normal

By The Economist Canadian wildfires started earlier than usual this year and have […]
June 10, 2023

Much of B.C. could face a long, significant drought this summer

By David P. Ball  The warning is concerning to those whose livelihoods depend […]
June 5, 2023
The day the current stopped

Mapped: What Did the World Look Like in the Last Ice Age?

By Perrin Remonté What did the world look like during the last ice […]
June 1, 2023

Copper Road Resources – Richard Mills

2023.06.01 Copper Road Resources (TSXV:CRD) Batchewana Bay project sits on the northeastern flank […]
May 31, 2023

Mapped: Renewable Energy and Battery Installations in the U.S. in 2023

By Alan Kennedy Renewable energy, in particular solar power, is set to shine […]
May 29, 2023

Colombia’s new mining policy to be water-focused

By Mining.com Colombia’s Minister of Mines and Energy, Irene Vélez, said that the […]
May 28, 2023

Max Resource discovers another significant copper-silver zone at its massive CESAR project in Colombia – Richard Mills

2023.05.28 Max Resource Corp. (TSX.V: MAX; OTC: MXROF; Frankfurt: M1D2) announced this week […]
May 28, 2023

Max Resource 在其位于哥伦比亚的大型 CESAR 项目中发现了另一个重要的铜银矿区

2023.05.28 Max Resource Corp. (TSX.V: MAX; OTC: MXROF; Frankfurt: M1D2) 本周宣布发现另一个重要的铜银系统,称为 AM-7,位于其在哥伦比亚全资拥有的 CESAR […]
May 25, 2023

The Green Energy Transition Has a Chilean Copper Problem

By James Attwood and Valentina Fuentes André Sougarret won global acclaim in 2010 […]
May 22, 2023

Exxon Joins Hunt for Lithium in Bet on EV Boom

By Benoît Morenne Exxon Mobil is bracing for a future far less dependent on […]
May 19, 2023

More than half of the world’s large lakes are drying up, study finds

More than half of the world’s large lakes and reservoirs have shrunk since […]
May 13, 2023

Victory Battery Metals: Smokey lithium project moves from early-stage to advanced-stage with completion of spring drill program – Richard Mills

2023.05.13 Victory Battery Metals: Smokey lithium project moves from early-stage to advanced-stage with […]
May 10, 2023

Extreme weather arrives early in Western Canada; another hot, dry summer expected -Richard Mills

2023.05.10 Residents of rural British Columbia and Alberta are dealing with forest fires […]
April 29, 2023

Graphite One achieves ‘milestone moment’ in providing anode material manufactured from Graphite Creek feedstock – Richard Mills

2023.04.29 Graphite One (TSXV:GPH, OTCQX:GPHOF) aims to become the first vertically integrated domestic […]
April 27, 2023

BC’s LNG boondoggle continues to lack critics – Richard Mills

2023.04.27 In 2020 British Columbia’s NDP government approved LNG Canada, the first megaproject […]
April 25, 2023

Visualizing Global EV Production in 2022, by Brand

By Marcus Lu 2022 was another historic year for EVs, with annual production […]
April 21, 2023

Copper: indispensable but under-appreciated – Richard Mills

2023.04.21 For years AOTH has been reporting on how a decline in productivity […]