Climate Change

The Trump Regime Will Promote Greenhouse Gas at UN Climate Conference

JM Ashby
Written by JM Ashby

The annual United Nations Climate Change Conference will take place in Katowice, Poland next month and members of the Trump regime will be in attendance, but they won't acknowledge man-made climate change or promote renewable energy.

Actually, according to an exclusive report from Reuters, the Trump regime will use the opportunity to promote fossil fuels with a special focus on coal.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration plans to set up a side-event promoting fossil fuels at the annual U.N. climate talks next month, repeating a strategy that infuriated global-warming activists during last year’s talks, according to three people with knowledge of the matter. [...]

Quite frankly, the U.S. is the only party to the convention that appears to be willing to push a rational discussion on the role of cleaner, more efficient fossil (fuels) and the role of civilian nuclear energy,” said one of the sources, who is involved in the planning of the event for Katowice, likely to be held on Dec. 10.

The source, who did not want to be named due to the sensitive nature of the issue, said the event will be dominated by proponents of coal and natural gas and likely advanced nuclear power, too. The panel will also likely feature a U.S. Energy Department representative. At this point plans do not include a renewable power industry representative, the source said.

Under different circumstances I may not find this funny, but in this case I think it's hilarious.

I find it funny because no nation at this conference is going to roll back their plans to move away from fossil fuels just because some Trump regime dipshit showed them a few PowerPoint slides and gave them a t-shirt. No one is buying a used car at this conference.

Even right here in America, at least 20 coal-fired power plants will close by the end of the year and we aren't building any new ones.

Most of the world including the some of the most oil-rich nations are taking aggressive steps to pivot toward cheaper and cleaner sources of energy. They're doing so not just because climate change threatens global stability; they're doing it because it's a great opportunity.

The green energy business of tomorrow will be bigger than fossil fuels.

  • Draxiar

    I’ve been saying for years that sustainable energy is the next Industrial Revolution. As a country we could create jobs for at least the next 3 generations by 1) manufacturing wind turbines, solar panels, tidal turbines, geothermal systems 2) installing solar panels on every roof in the country (not to mention garden roofs) 3) Installing solar panels/wind turbines in highway median strips and building solar/wind farms.

    It is inevitable that this will happen. To think otherwise you may as well have your head in the coal ash. so we can either grab the bull by the balls and embrace, perhaps even lead, this revolution or we can drown in the wake of others who had the good sense to do it. Furthermore, the next Democratic nominee I hope claims themselves as “The Environmental Candidate”. Oh how I wish Gore had been elected.

    • This is what is so infuriating to me. Sustainable energy has for years clearly been the next coming Industrial Revolution and the economic benefits will be enormous. That Republicans can’t (won’t) see this treasure lying in plain sight in service to their fossil fuel donors is crazy.

  • muselet

    A rational discussion? Someone actually thinks climate change denial and the promotion of fossil fuels is rational?

    Good grief.

    –alopecia

  • gescove

    Like showing up to Consumer Electronics Show with a dazzling presentation on the latest advancements in telegraphs.

    • Wookie Monster

      Selling horseshoes at an auto show.