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Robert Bradley, Jr.:Energy and Climate Policy Under the Trump administration.

February 15, 2017

Robert Bradley, Jr., says the new Trump administration understands energy is the lifeblood of the economy and that fossil fuel's will continue to be the dominate source of affordable, reliable energy powering U.S. and global economic growth.

Based on his nominees for key cabinet posts and the early actions he has taken to expedite the approval and construction of energy infrastructure, Robert Bradley, Jr., Founder and CEO of the Institute for Energy Research says Trump has displayed he understands the critical nature of fossil fuels to "making America great again." Energy is the master resource, the cornerstone of economic growth and individual prosperity.

Members of the Institute for Energy Research are in key positions with the Trump transition team advising President Trump concerning the best way to meet his campaign promises to end U.S. participation in the Paris climate treaty, halt the clean power plan, and the increase access to domestic oil and gas reserves on public lands.

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H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D. is a Heartland research fellow on environmental policy and managing editor of Environment & Climate News.
hsburnett@heartland.org