President Trump's war against climate science has claimed yet another victim. The U.S. Department of Energy has informed staff that the agency's Office of International Climate and Technology is being disbanded. Formed in 2010, the 11-member team has played an important role in helping other nations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The office’s experts have also advised nations on how best to promote energy efficiency and other climate change solutions, like helping India purchase LED lamps for consumers and encouraging the expansion of electric cars in Asia. Unfortunately, for our nation and the rest of the world, the Trump administration is continuing its attack on clean energy and climate policies—under the guise of federal budget cuts.
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NRDC is suing the Trump administration for failing to finalize five energy efficiency standards.
Latest NewsUnited StatesJeff Turrentine
The energy secretary is willfully ignoring the renewables revolution that’s taking place all around him.
Expert BlogJohn Moore
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry has directed his agency to conduct a hurried review of how environmental protection standards and clean energy incentives are apparently threatening to bring our power grid to its knees. That action shows either a lack…