As Trump tries to revive coal industry, Canada pushes for a phase-out while at UN climate meeting

The fissures in the oft-touted Canada-U.S. relationship will be more apparent than ever this week during the United Nations climate change talks in Germany as Canada pushes to phase out coal as a power source.

Canada’s position runs counter to the Trump administration, which has declared the “war on coal is over” and promised to breath life into the industry.