EPA, coal, and KXL/DAPL

I collected a series of recent policies. I am worried about how the country will be and how it will effect the rest of the world. There might be a great bounce back for the U.S. to be a large GHG emission country.

EPA

Scott Pruitt is approved by Senate Committee

Coal

The world edges away coal, meanwhile in the U.S, Trump aims to revive the coal industry:

https://www.bloomberg.com/quicktake/confronting-coal

Coal plant will retire despite Trump’s EPA pick

https://www.brookings.edu/blog/the-avenue/2016/12/19/coal-plant-retirements-will-continue-despite-trumps-epa-pick/

Coal jobs won’t get back despite Trump’s action

http://money.cnn.com/2017/01/24/investing/trump-coal-epa-regulation/

Oil

Trump seeks to revive Dakota Access, Keystone XL oil pipelines

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/01/24/trump-gives-green-light-to-dakota-access-keystone-xl-oil-pipelines/

Trump clears ways for oil pipelines

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-pipeline-idUSKBN15820N

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