Report: The Clean Energy Economy Employs 4.5 Million Americans

Many in the environmental community sounded alarms during the first week of Donald Trumps presidency. First, President Trump removed references to climate change from the White House website and replaced them with a statement on his administration’s energy policy that seeks to reduce “burdensome regulations on our energy industry.” Then, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus issued a memorandum that puts a hold on pending or new regulations and might affect almost completed Department of Energy efficiency standards for a number of products, including air conditioners. Trump’s regulatory freeze…

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Rifkin Debates Trump and Clinton

Given his energy policies, a Donald Trump presidency would send the United States into “second tier status” when it comes to leading the world to an efficient, renewable and sustainable energy economy, says social thinker Jeremy Rifkin. A President Hillary Clinton must do more than carry President Obama’s initiative’s across the finish line, Rifkin said. Our next president must recognize that government has an important role to play alongside the business sector when it comes to promoting a major paradigm shift in how we generate and use electricity. Rifkin will…

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