Trump's Climate Cuts Causing Obama's EPA Chief To Drink

Trump's Climate Cuts Causing Obama's EPA Chief To Drink

Trump's Climate Cuts Causing Obama's EPA Chief To Drink

The CEO of General Electric Co. on Wednesday slammed President Trump's executive order rolling back former President Obama's climate change efforts in an internal memo, pledging his company will continue its efforts to combat climate change.

The following infographic shows the USA states that are most likely to welcome Trump's executive order with open arms.

That plan was meant to cut harmful carbon emissions by replacing coal-fired power plants with renewable energy sources.

In other words, one of the world's most profitable companies - one which spent decades funding climate change denialism despite knowing that its business model endangered the entire planet - likes the agreement because it sidestepped efforts to hold those largely responsible for the climate crisis accountable to its victims.

Even so, "this is not what most people elected Trump to do; people support climate action", said David Goldston, director of government affairs at the Natural Resources Defense Council, who said Trump's actions are short-sighted and won't bring back the jobs he promised.

"A shift into reverse (gear) now will only hurt themselves in terms of global competitiveness", she told the Sueddeutsche Zeitung daily. A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said Beijing is committed to the Paris climate agreement.

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The regulations - known as the Clean Power Plan - have been the subject of long-running legal challenges by about two dozen mostly Republican-led states and industry groups that profit from burning coal.

(St. Paul MN-) President Donald Trump yesterday issued an executive order that will reverse several Obama-era regulations that he said have hurt America's economy by putting unnecessary fetters on industry.

The rule, opposed by the Kentucky Chamber, could cause premature closure of existing coal-fired power plants and higher electricity costs. China's government said Wednesday, March 29, 2017, it will stick to its promises to curb carbon emissions after President Donald Trump eased USA rules on fossil fuel use that were meant to control global warming.

"Together we are going to start a new energy revolution", said Trump. To add insult to injury, the newly appointed head, Scott Pruitt, has actually sued the Environmental Protection Agency...14 times. "If it will just level out what we've got, I think we'll be good", said a Knott County coal miner.

As a member of the Environment and Public Works Committee, Senator Booker has stood up for cleaner, healthier communities.

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