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Obama's climate change legacy: A costly missed opportunity

President Newton B. Jones

Green Movement guides energy policy-making

OBAMA’S CLIMATE CHANGE legacy will be the subject of debate long after he leaves office in January 2017. But for those working in the U.S. fossil fuel industry, the verdict is already in. His legacy is one of shattered communities, shuttered power plants, shutdown coal mines — and lost blue collar jobs numbering in the tens of thousands.

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The Boilermakers union has long participated in global labor solidarity. We are affiliated with IndustriALL Global Union as...

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