by Julian Spector
April 05, 2017

A few things happened while I was out last week studying the potential energy stored in my body at the top of a ski slope (very serious work).

Chief among them, President Donald Trump kicked off the effort to dismantle the carbon regulations in the Clean Power Plan, and lifted the Obama administration's moratorium on coal leasing on federal lands, which was put in place as a temporary measure while developing modernized leasing procedures.

It's clear that this effort will not achieve the president's stated goal of bringing back coal...