Alexander C. Kaufman, HuffPost Canada

Alexander C. Kaufman

HuffPost Canada

Kingston, ON, Canada

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Recent articles by Alexander:

Weather Disasters Are Mounting Amid The Pandemic. Michigan Floods Are Just The Latest.

A historic cyclone in South Asia, a preseason storm in the southeast U.S., droughts and fires show climate change doesn't pause for the coronavirus. → Read More

Andrew Cuomo Rejects Controversial Gas Pipeline, Handing Climate Activists A Victory

The so-called Williams Pipeline would have carried super-heating fracked gas from Pennsylvania to parts of New York City. → Read More

Meatpacking Plants Turn To Trump For Backup Against Lawsuits

The administration is "throwing blue-collar workers under the bus" to protect meat-processing giants, labor advocates say. → Read More

Yet Another State Quietly Moves To Criminalize Fossil Fuel Protests Amid Coronavirus

In March, Kentucky, South Dakota and West Virginia passed laws restricting pipeline protests. Alabama is poised to become the fourth. → Read More

New Trump Administration Aid To Greenland Stirs Fears Of A U.S. Takeover

Even amid the pandemic, the battle between the U.S., China and others over Greenland's future is raging. → Read More

South Korea Tackled The Coronavirus. Now It’s Taking On The Climate Crisis.

The world’s seventh-largest emitter has launched a Green New Deal. But critics say there are big problems. → Read More

Falling oil prices breathe new life into an old idea: Nationalize the industry

As Big Oil wobbles, is now the time to remove it as an obstacle to climate action once and for all? → Read More

Falling Oil Prices Breathe New Life Into An Old Idea: Nationalize The Industry

As Big Oil wobbles, is now the time to remove it as an obstacle to climate action once and for all? → Read More

The Fight To Stop Fossil Fuel Financing Is Poised To Get Some Powerful New Allies

Lawmakers in the capital of capital are considering backing the campaign targeting banks, asset managers and insurers. → Read More

Staffers From Jay Inslee’s 2020 Campaign Just Formed a New Group to Promote Climate Plan to Dems

This piece was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Thirteen hours before Jay Inslee dropped out of the Democratic presidential race last August, his campaign―the first in history to make a serious bid for the White House on climate change alone―rounded out its book-length stack of policy […] → Read More

She’s a Furloughed Single Mom of 3. The Utility Is Shutting off Her Power Anyway.

This piece was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. After she was furloughed from her job at a Tennessee Valley Authority nuclear plant three weeks ago, Toni burned through her savings stocking up on essentials: propane, toilet paper, shampoo and food. The 38-year-old single mother had her […] → Read More

She’s A Furloughed Single Mom Of 3. The Utility Is Shutting Off Her Power Anyway.

Despite extra federal funding, many of Tennessee’s power providers are still cutting off service to families who can’t pay during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Delta Tells Sick Flight Attendants: “Do Not Post” on Social Media or Notify Fellow Crew

Terrified of coronavirus, flight crews balked at the instructions as an infringement on employees’ freedom of speech. → Read More

Delta Tells Sick Flight Attendants: ‘Do Not Post’ On Social Media Or Notify Fellow Crew

Terrified of coronavirus, flight crews balked at the instructions as an infringement on employees’ freedom of speech. → Read More

U.N. Climate Summit Postponed To 2021 Amid Pandemic Fears

The COP26 was scheduled to take place in Glasgow, Scotland, in November. → Read More

She Begged For Mercy. The Utility Cut Her Elderly Parents’ Power Anyway.

Even as utilities pledge to stop cutting service to the poor during the coronavirus pandemic, some of America’s most vulnerable are falling through the cracks. → Read More

Trump Moves Forward On Biggest Environmental Rollback To Date Amid Pandemic Chaos

The administration unveiled its final rule to gut Obama-era auto emissions standards as the COVID-19 pandemic rages. → Read More

What It’s Like to Not Have Running Water During a Pandemic –

This piece was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Two weeks ago, as the coronavirus was spreading across the US, Shanna Yazzie loaded the bed of her gray Toyota Tacoma pickup truck with as many empty, five-gallon containers as she had in her house and drove 25 […] → Read More

States Quietly Pass Laws Criminalizing Fossil Fuel Protests Amid Coronavirus Chaos

Over the past two weeks, Kentucky, South Dakota and West Virginia approved new laws meant to discourage Dakota Access-style protests. More are on the way. → Read More

Trump Goes Full ‘Shock Doctrine’ As Pandemic Rages

The administration is pushing its pro-polluter agenda as the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 rises. → Read More