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Economy grows as CO2 emissions drop, making mockery of Trump climate policy

The premise of President Donald Trump’s plan to kill the Environmental Protection Agency’s carbon pollution standards is that restricting CO2 hurts the economy. But Trump’s oft-repeated claim that EPA standards kill jobs is bogus.

“Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions were flat for a third straight year in 2016 even as the global economy grew,” the International Energy Agency reported Friday, “signaling a continuing decoupling of emissions and economic activity.”

In fact, while CO2 emissions were flat, the global economy grew 3.1 percent.

Source: Economy grows as CO2 emissions drop, making mockery of Trump climate policy

The things making his presidency a mockery just keep piling on!

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