The federal government's plan to dole out money for the coronavirus outbreak bears some similarity to a carbon fee and dividend, the proposed system for cutting emissions favored by free-market economists, consensus-minded environmentalists and Big Oil.
It clearly makes sense to move Cop26 to next year, but this must not be allowed to quietly slide into creating a two-year gap between climate talks, instead 2021 must be a year of concerted international action on the climate crisis.
This is the year that all countries are due to update their climate targets under the 2015 Paris Agreement, and all eyes are on the world's biggest industrialized countries: Will they strengthen their targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions?
Deep in the 2,000-page final rule rescinding greenhouse gas standards for passenger vehicles, the Trump administration makes a striking admission: Less efficient cars will mean a future of about 10,000 fewer auto industry jobs per year.
Two communities — one in Canada, one in the U.S. — share both a border along the St. Marys River and a toxic legacy that has contributed to high rates of cancer. Now the towns are banding together to fight a ferrochrome plant.