31 Mar '17, 7pm

Decoding President Trump's Climate Destruction Plan

: This isn’t about “energy independence.” According to recent analysis from the Energy Information Administration, net energy imports (as a percent of energy consumption) are currently at some of the lowest levels in over 40 years. And in any event, the Executive Order focuses on electricity generation, which uses almost no oil, the one fuel the U.S. imports in significant quantity. The Executive Order is an effort to block just about all federal efforts to address climate change—something the Administration apparently doesn’t want to highlight, perhaps because they know it would be politically unpopular. Between this Order and the budget, the Administration is proposing to stop efforts to limit climate change, to enable communities to respond to climate change and even to measure and understand climate change. Remarkably, the Administration does not want to discuss this a...

Full article: https://www.nrdc.org/experts/david-doniger/decoding-presi...

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