28 Apr '17, 9pm

Trump moves US definitively toward a robust embrace of fossil fuels

Trump moves US definitively toward a robust embrace of fossil fuels

In a matter of hours, President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at expanding oil drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, and a federal appeals court agreed to stay an long-running lawsuit on Obama-era rules for reducing carbon emissions from coal fired power plants. And to add to gray cast of the day, White House spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters traveling with the president on Friday that he'll let the world know if he plans to abide by the Paris Climate Agreement sometime before he travels to Europe in late May. Trump will reach his 100th day in office on Saturday. The executive order he signed Friday reversed some of President Barack Obama's climate policies with the stroke of a pen, it also directed Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to review which federal undersea holdings are currently open to oil and gas explorations and which he feels should be open...

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