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Give it to President Trump - now he's got Julie Packard upset with him.

Trump, who doubts that greenhouse gases from fossil fuels are warming the planet, began undoing former President Barack Obama's policies to slow global warming this week in a shift to favor the US coal industry.

As head of the U.S. EPA, she was an outspoken voice about the environmental and economic impacts of climate change.

Environmentalists say lifting the moratorium will worsen climate change and allow coal to be sold for unfairly low prices.

"We believe climate change is real and the science is well accepted", Immelt wrote in his blog post.

Trump this week asked a federal appeals court to halt its review of carbon-emission rules for power plants, Bloomberg reported. The president, and his administration, say rolling back Obama administration regulations will bring the country more energy independence and create, or re-create, jobs.

President Barack Obama all but declared a war on coal.

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To stay competitive, coal will have to increase automation. Environmental groups are preparing to go to court to battle Trump's efforts to roll back his predecessor's plans to curb global warming.

"President Trump is ignoring the mountain of evidence on climate change and plowing ahead with a risky agenda that threatens the health and well-being of New Hampshire", said Shaheen.

The jobs listed on the right are total jobs tallied by the Environmental Protection Agency for the first quarter of 2016. They also note, correctly, that the regulations are driving up the cost of electricity, for now, and making for a less reliable power grid.

"The US produces a large amount of greenhouse gas emissions, but it also has the technological advantage to cut it".

But while Morrisey hopes that derailing regulation will help revive an ailing industry, some in that very business doubt the executive order will significantly affect coal's fortunes.

Trump has not, at least on Twitter, acknowledged or responded to the comments.

The bill, titled the Clean Air, Healthy Kids Act, would block federal agencies from implementing the actions outlined in the executive order. Procter & Gamble, Nestle, Ikea, Levi Strauss & Co., and Best Buy, which all signed the 2015 pledge organized by the Obama administration, also said they still meant to honor their commitments. On its end, China has committed to put a cap on its growing emissions by 2030. Others see a silver lining for the Paris Agreement: Maybe the failure of United States leadership will clear the way for other nations to work toward a more ambitious shift away from fossil fuels. "We will share best practices with other states, and work with them to mitigate the damaging impacts of the President's risky and divisive policies".


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