State of the Union 2018: Al Gore rejects Trump's claims he has saved coal

Madeleine Cuff
clock
State of the Union 2018: Al Gore rejects Trump's claims he has saved coal

Former US Vice President insists America should lead on clean energy following Trump's State of the Union address which claimed he has 'ended the war on clean coal'

Campaigners have hit back at US President Donald Trump's State of the Union address claims that his administration has "ended the war on beautiful, clean coal", with former US Vice President Al Gore insisting...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Access our Intelligence Reports, exclusive data-rich studies on business-critical aspects of the green economy (BG Advanced members only)
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Politics

Keir Starmer has unveiled Labour's £29bn plan to curb the impact of soaring energy bills

Energy crisis: Labour unveils £6bn home insulation plan, as pressure mounts on government for action

Liz Truss, Rishi Sunak and Downing Street face mounting pressure to ramp up support for energy efficiency and billpayers as autumn draws nearer

Michael Holder
clock 15 August 2022 • 7 min read
The climate debate now revolves around how, not if, net zero should be achieved

The climate debate now revolves around how, not if, net zero should be achieved

Deliberative democracy is a valuable tool that can help the next PM craft climate policies that are effective and popular, writes Lancaster University's Jacob Ainscough

Jacob Ainscough, Lancaster University
clock 15 August 2022 • 4 min read
Renewables industry hits back at Liz Truss's 'depressing' solar jibe

Renewables industry hits back at Liz Truss's 'depressing' solar jibe

"The language used so far over the course of the Conservative leadership race regarding solar and land use is deeply concerning"

James Murray
clock 12 August 2022 • 5 min read