31 Jan '18, 4pm

Clean Energy News: Groups Denounce Trump's SOTU Energy Remark - Solar Industry

Clean Energy News: Groups Denounce Trump's SOTU Energy Remark - Solar Industry

The Mexico border wall, nuclear arsenals, Guantanamo Bay – President Donald Trump covered a number of controversial topics during his first State of the Union (SOTU) address on Tuesday night. However, the president’s only and very brief remark about energy has garnered a lot of backlash from environmental and clean energy advocates. In his address, Trump said, “We have ended the war on American energy, and we have ended the war on beautiful clean coal. We are now very proudly an exporter of energy to the world.” Notably, an earlier White House preview of the prepared SOTU speech did not include the word “beautiful” when discussing coal, suggesting the president may have added the off-script adjective live. In a SOTU fact-check piece from NPR, the news organization’s Jeff Brady wrote, “It’s difficult to make the case that there’s been a ‘war on American energy.’ Domestic oi...

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