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Truthout: “Trump is handing us the weapon we need to avert climate catastrophe”

Carla Skandier

Carla Skandier

Senior Research Associate with The Next System Project more

Johanna Bozuwa

Johanna Bozuwa

Co-Manager, Climate and Energy Program, The Democracy Collaborative more

Environment & Energy

President Trump proposed saving the coal sector through a Cold War-era mandate that would require power plans to buy more of the polluting fossil fuel. But nationalization efforts like this one should be used to shut down, not prop up, a failing fossil-fuel energy system. 

What we need to implement is a real democratic plan that does not focus on extending the lifetime of a dying industry but instead makes the way for a system based on renewable energy that creates pathways for clean, good-paying jobs.

Read the article in Truthout.

Carla Skandier

Carla Skandier

Senior Research Associate with The Next System Project more

Johanna Bozuwa

Johanna Bozuwa

Co-Manager, Climate and Energy Program, The Democracy Collaborative more

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