War on Coal

Trump Fiddles As Fossil Fuels Burn

Coal and nuclear power are both dying, falling victim to natural gas and renewable energy. Trump used to blame the Democrats, and especially “Obama’s war on coal.” He used to take the position that removing subsidies for renewable power would be sufficient to bring a renaissance to the coal industry. But despite his efforts, coal plants have just kept closing.

The War On Solar Vs. The War On Coal

Originally published on IEEFA. By Karl Cates Judging by press coverage both mainstream and marginal, there’s one epic fight—and pretty much one epic fight only—going on in America’s utility-energy industry: The “war on coal.” A Google News search today turns up 6,160 articles that use that exact phrase, which has … [continued]