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The Reversal of Obama’s Climate Change Initiatives

The Reversal of Obama’s Climate Change Initiatives

Gita Subramony, ERS, for Zondits This week, President Trump fulfilled a campaign promise by signing an executive order instructing the EPA to reverse the Obama-era Clean Power Plan (CPP). The Trump administration believes that the CPP, which aimed to limit carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants, negatively impacts the growth of the coal industry. However,

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No Surprises with Trump’s Energy Adviser

Gita Subramony, ERS, for Zondits. May 18, 2016. Image credit: jarmoluk It’s definitely not a surprise to hear that Donald Trump’s energy adviser is a climate change denier. According to Grist, Kevin Cramer (R-North Dakota) apparently doesn’t care if climate change is real or not, but he definitely thinks the phenomenon is more accurately described as

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Energy and the 2016 Presidential Candidates

February 17, 2016. Image credit: PBS Energy is the link that connects every U.S. citizen to the buildings, infrastructure, and means of transportation throughout the country. Energy policies have the power to impact both domestic and international economies. As the presidential race heats up, Zondits examines the energy policies and stances of the leading presidential