The coal-mining jobs that President Trump thinks were destroyed by government regulation -- adopted to combat air pollution and global warming -- were actually lost to old-fashioned competition from other American firms and workers. Eastern coal mines lost market share to Western coal, which was cheaper. And natural gas grew at coal’s expense because it had low costs and lower greenhouse gas emissions.
Los puestos en las minas de carbón que, según el presidente Trump, fueron destruidos por las regulaciones del gobierno—adoptadas para combatir la contaminación y el calentamiento global—se perdieron, en realidad, debido a la tradicional competencia con otras empresas y trabajadores. Las minas de carbón del Este perdieron su porción del mercado porque el carbón del Oeste, que era más barato, se la llevó. Y el gas natural creció a expensas del carbón porque tenía costos bajos y emisiones de gases de invernadero más bajas.
There has been widespread international condemnation after President Trump's announcement that the US is withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate agreement. Mr Trump said the accord punished the US and would cost millions of American jobs.
The President of the United States said he will announce Thursday whether or not his country will leave the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, according to the president"s personal Twitter account.
Nine scientists have been dismissed from the EPA’s 18-person Board of Scientific Counselors—ostensibly to include more voices from regulated industries, though the scientists say their work was apolitical and did not involve regulations. The US government has also postponed an important meeting scheduled for Tuesday to determine whether the country should or should not withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change, a matter that President Donald Trump promised to decide this month.
The president said this would put an end to the "war on coal" and "job-killing regulations".
El día de hoy el Presidente de los Estados Unidos ha firmado un decreto para abandonar los límites a las emisiones contaminantes, deshaciendo así la política ambiental de su predecesor contra el cambio climático.
With wavering positions on a variety of topics, Trump's cabinet nominees may be the clearest picture we get of what a Trump presidency may look like. Largely rich, white, and male with no Latino in sight, the white house will certainly uphold the title.