A New York Times article on the limits of federal power in rolling back the green energy “transition” makes the prediction that sea level rise and heat waves will continue to get worse under President-elect Donald Trump.
NYT reporter Justin Gillis wrote “as Washington goes into reverse gear on climate policy, seas will keep rising and heat waves will get worse,” adding that “[i]f nothing else, the next four years may be a fascinating test of just how far politics can become divorced from physical reality.”
Gillis’s article is cautiously optimistic about the future of green energy. He said “the federal government actually has relatively little control over American energy policy,” but warned that Trump was unlikely to take necessary actions to fight global warming. – READ MORE