14 Nov '17, 2pm

Protestors Halt Trump’s ‘Clean

Protestors Halt Trump’s 'Clean Fossil Fuels' Panel at COP23, Dismissed as 'Promoting Tobacco at a Cancer Summit' By Andy Rowell Donald Trump 's attempts to promote so called "false solutions" at the UN climate conference in Bonn backfired badly Monday. The U.S. delegation had organized the event, "The Role of Cleaner and More Efficient Fossil Fuels and Nuclear Power in Climate Mitigation," to promote what many see as "false solutions" to climate change , such as nuclear , the misnomer of "clean coal " and carbon capture and storage or CCS. It included speakers from, amongst others, Peabody Energy, the largest coal producer in the U.S. "The discussion needs to be not if we use coal but how," argued Peabody. However, the event was disrupted by activists singing a version of "God Bless the USA" and holding banners such as "We the people." Participants were also heckled and bo...

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