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First Steps for the Trump Administration: Champion Affordable Energy

December 15, 2016

CEI offers steps the incoming Trump administration can take to expand the benefits of affordable energy by rejecting policies that limit access to the U.S.’s abundant natural resources including coal, natural gas, and oil.

Thanks to affordable energy, the average person today lives a longer and healthier life, travels farther and faster in greater comfort and safety, and has greater access to information than ever before. The Trump administration can expand the benefits of affordable energy by taking steps to “do no harm,” and reject policies that limit access to the U.S.’s abundant natural resources including coal, natural gas, and oil. Among the actions recommended by CEI are for the Trump administration to end U.S. participation in the Paris Climate Agreement, to defund the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and U.N. Green Climate Fund, and overturn The Clean Power Plan.

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Marlo Lewis, Jr. is a senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), where he writes on global warming, energy policy, and other public policy issues.
mlewis@cei.org
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William Yeatman is CEI's senior fellow specializing in environmental policy and energy markets, and a policy advisor to The Heartland Institute.
william.yeatman@cei.org @@WillieYeatman
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Angela Logomasini is a Senior Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, focusing on environmental regulation, particularly chemical regulation.
Angela.Logomasini@cei.org