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Category: Donald Trump

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Trump’s solar tariff backfires: It hits red states and U.S. taxpayers harder than China

Trump’s solar tariff backfires: It hits red states and U.S. taxpayers harder than China

White House wanted to use solar tariffs to punish China, but it will end up punishing the states that voted for him the most.

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Coal country knows Trump can’t save it

Coal country knows Trump can’t save it

While the president’s rhetoric has raised hopes for renaissance of American coal, Trump’s policies have done little to revive the ailing industry.

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US energy regulator rejects GOP proposal to bail out coal

US energy regulator rejects GOP proposal to bail out coal

America’s Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has rejected energy secretary Rick Perry’s request for rule change in competitive wholesale markets to favor coal and nuclear plants. Could cooler heads be prevailing?

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Australia asked to join Trump pro-coal alliance

Australia asked to join Trump pro-coal alliance

Trump official says US wants to form group of countries to promote “clean” coal, to offer an alternative path to nations who have a more positive political attitude to the fuel.

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The climate effect of the Trump administration

The climate effect of the Trump administration

Over its first year, the Trump administration has taken extreme steps to unravel progress on U.S. climate action domestically.

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Trump team holds pro-coal event at Bonn climate conference

Trump team holds pro-coal event at Bonn climate conference

Trump’s promotion of coal fired generation at Paris climate agreement compared to “promoting tobacco at a cancer summit.”

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You heard right: Trump administration is bailing out coal plants

You heard right: Trump administration is bailing out coal plants

Consumers paying more on electric bills is exactly what might happen if the US DoE goes through with plan to bail out uneconomic coal plants.

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Trump gives Turnbull blueprint to defend coal and "fight the future"

Trump gives Turnbull blueprint to defend coal and “fight the future”

He may already had one, but prime minister Malcolm Turnbull has just been given a blueprint by the Trump administration on how to protect dirty “baseload” coal, and extend his fight against the energy future.

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Trump officials have no clue how to rebuild Puerto Rico’s grid. But we do.

Trump officials have no clue how to rebuild Puerto Rico’s grid. But we do.

Florida and Japan show clean energy is fastest, cheapest way to restore power. Too bad Trump’s administration hates it.

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US solar industry braces for tariffs after commission ruling on imports

US solar industry braces for tariffs after commission ruling on imports

US solar industry now braces to see what sanctions the USITC will recommend to President Trump on November 13.

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Trump names climate science denier to run NASA

Trump names climate science denier to run NASA

Republican Congressman named to head NASA had demanded Obama apologize for funding climate change research.