Ok, we have spoken about politics over science…and the fact that it is now normal to have a page devoted in major newspapers just to the untruths of the President, so this should not come as a surprise…but…
In signing his executive order to undo President Obama’s climate change initiative, this President has simply pandered to coal miners, but in fact, he has been about as truthful in his statements about jobs as he usually is about everything else. Namely, the only people who might make money on this change are the owners.
First, he is wrong about energy independence. We have already become nearly energy independent over the past 10 years. Also, he is wrong about jobs. Even where there are coal mines that are open, they are more mechanized than ever. Third, there is little likelihood that power plants will shift from natural gas to coal, thus demand will continue to drop…Just take a look at China. Even they, massive users of coal, are trying to get away from coal and thus further lowering demand.
No, as usual, this President panders to fear, preys on the financially weak and gives to those who need it less.
This order is nothing more than a sham masquerading as policy. It shows no more consideration about people, the future of this country, or the future of the planet that we live on than his choice of the EPA administrator.
Oh, and did I mention that coal is very dirty and causes serious lung ailments?
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Trump Signs Executive Order Unwinding Obama Climate Policies
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