CHINA: U.S. LEAVING LUMPS OF COAL IN ENVIRONMENTAL STOCKING

EMILY CARMAN WRITES – On January 9, the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis IEEFA published a report naming China the global leader in building and financing of clean energy technology. Meanwhile, the U.S. persists in clinging to coal.   On his campaign trail, President Donald Trump promised to make the coal industry “great again.” But media outlets throughout the world, such as the Washington Post, The New York Times, China Daily, and The Los Angeles Times, begged to differ. One year into Trump’s Presidency, according to Vox, “domestic coal demand continues to decline and U.S. coal employment...

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