Trump’s exit from Paris climate accord won’t revive coal jobs

THE ABUNDANCE OF INEXPENSIVE NATURAL GAS and the maturation of the renewable energy industry have been decimating the coal industry, not government policy, according to industry observers.
THE ABUNDANCE OF INEXPENSIVE NATURAL GAS and the maturation of the renewable energy industry have been decimating the coal industry, not government policy, according to industry observers. / BLOOMBERG NEWS PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT
NEW YORK – President Donald Trump is making good on his campaign promise to exit the Paris climate accord, but fulfilling his vow to bring back coal jobs will prove harder. The vast majority of America’s coal gets shipped to a fast-shrinking fleet of power plants that burn the fuel, and there’s no easy path…

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