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Truckers and supporters gather in Delta, B.C. on Jan. 23 before departing on a cross-country convoy that arrived in Ottawa five days later. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Like the truck-machines in ‘Mad Max,’ the ‘freedom convoy’ relies on access to fuel

The movie franchise ‘Mad Max’ contains a cautionary tale about our over-reliance on fuel for vehicles. This dependence has been highlighted by the ‘freedom convoy’ and its relationships with fuel.
Haitians gather at a closed gas station in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, hoping it will open eventually, Sept. 4, 2019. Gas shortages have forced stations across the country to close or reduced their operating hours in recent weeks. AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery

Gas shortages paralyze Haiti, triggering protests against failing economy and dysfunctional politics

Haiti has been paralyzed by general strikes and crippling fuel shortages for much of September. Its government is barely functioning. Here’s the history behind the crisis.
Converting waste into fuel or energy should be part of Australia’s recycling and rubbish reduction plan. Bobby Yip/Reuters

Explainer: why we should be turning waste into fuel

A recycling company has received tens of millions from the federal government to develop solid waste fuel. This fuel reduces landfill, shrinks our carbon footprint and protects the environment.

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