“The most radical, and possibly contentious, proposal would impose tariffs on certain imports from countries with less stringent climate-protection rules. The proposals also include eliminating the sales of new gas- and diesel-powered cars in just 14 years, and raising the price of using fossil fuels.” Europe is moving to take the lead in the global efforts to counter climate change. (In fairness, there’s not a ton of competition for the pole position in this race.) NYT (free gift article for ND readers): Europe Rolls Out Plan to Shift From Fossil Fuels, an Effort That Could Impact Trade.

+ Interesting tool from the NYT: How Much Hotter Is Your Hometown Than When You Were Born? (My hometown wasn’t covered. Try Los Angeles for a good example.)