One of Donald Trump’s key election pledges was to revitalise the US coal industry, reopening facilities and putting thousands of miners back to work. Now President, though, in reality Trump is digging himself into a deep hole over coal. “For those miners, get ready because you’re going to be working your asses off”, Trump told a pre-election rally a year ago. Now a key Trump adviser is openly contradicting the president, saying using coal makes little economic or environmental sense.
Climate News Network 31st May 2017 read more »