Coal Isn't Coming Back, Even With Trump Leaving the Paris Accord
President Donald Trump just made good on his campaign vow to leave the Paris climate accord. Now, the hard part: making American coal great again. In announcing his withdrawal from the international pact to fight global warming, Trump touted mines opening in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia and said the Paris accord would’ve been a near extinction-level event for such operations. To be sure, a handful of new mines have surfaced in Appalachia, but they’re primarily the kind used to supply steelmakers...