Peterborough Musicfest postpones 2020 season due to coronavirus pandemic

The 34th season of Peterborough Musicfest has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. On Tuesday, organizers of the annual outdoor summer concert series announced that following consultation with health officials and authorities, the 2020 season is postponed. Each summer,

India CO2 emissions fall for first time in decades

India’s CO2 emissions have fallen for the first time in four decades – and not just as a result of the country’s coronavirus lockdown. Falling electricity use and competition from renewables had weakened the demand for fossil fuels even before

China factory deflation deepens in April as recovery stalls

BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) – China’s factory deflation deepened in April and consumer price gains slowed, signaling ongoing weakness in the world’s second-largest economy. The producer price index dropped 3.1 per cent in the month, versus a forecast 2.5 per cent decline.

Brazil launches military operations to protect Amazon rainforest

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil deployed thousands of soldiers to protect the Amazon rainforest on Monday, taking precautions to avoid spreading the novel coronavirus, as the government mounts an early response to surging deforestation ahead of the high season for forest