16 Mar '17, 5pm

#CLIMATE #p2 Trump’s Sledgehammer to Clean Energy Budgets Hurt Americans https://t.co/1VzmbPtuaw

The Trump Administration rolled out its skinny federal budget today. As feared, the Department of Energy’s budget reflects the overall budget direction of moving taxpayer dollars from beneficial and important civilian energy programs to military spending, which would be disastrous for the many Americans struggling to pay their energy bills, for the fast-growing clean energy job sector, and for America's global competitiveness. Instead of making America great, the Trump administration’s steep cuts will gut programs that have a strong record of growing jobs, supporting U.S. clean energy businesses, and saving American families billions of dollars in lower energy bills. In the case of the Department of Energy (DOE), it proposes to increase nuclear weapons spending by 11 percent while severely cutting clean energy and energy research and development programs. These include eli...

Full article: https://www.nrdc.org/experts/elizabeth-noll/trumps-sledge...

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