The Trump administration went to the UN climate talks to promote coal

“Like promoting tobacco at a cancer summit.” The Trump administration used its only public forum at the United Nations climate talks in Bonn, Germany, on Monday to promote fossil fuels and nuclear energy.

On a panel organized by the US delegation, an executive from Peabody Energy, the largest private coal company in the world, spoke alongside an executive from NuScale Power, a company developing small modular nuclear reactors, another representative of the fossil fuel industry and a Trump adviser.

The discussion was a side event at this week’s 23rd Conference...

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By: Vox - 5 days ago

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