The Trump administration’s War on Renewable Energy has Cost the Industry 600,000 Jobs

Credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Under Trump, previously strong growth in the renewables sector has slowed

Five ways the Trump administration has undermined renewable energy

1. The Trump Administration’s rollback of the Clean Power Plan prevented the creation of over half of a million jobs

2. The Trump administration’s economic policies have cost tens of thousands of jobs

3. The Trump administration’s legislative and fiscal policy has undermined renewable energy industry potential

4. The Trump administration has blocked renewable development on federal lands and waters

5. The Trump administration has consistently prioritized fossil fuels, undermining renewables’ competitiveness

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