Good morning. My latest column takes us to Europe (well, not literally, since we're not allowed), and shares why all of us should care about that region's green pandemic recovery. Then Ben Geman will get you up to speed on other news.
Situational awareness: "The Trump administration plans to retain a national limit of 70 parts per billion for the pollutant ozone, the standard set by the Obama administration five years ago after business groups fought tougher standards." (Wall Street Journal)
Today's Smart Brevity Count: 1,343 words, 5 minutes.