Biden Nominee Faces ‘Eco-Terrorist’ Allegations Ahead Of Hearing

President Joe Biden’s Nominee To Lead The Bureau Of Land Management Will Sit For A Nomination Hearing Thursday, Where She Is Expected To Face Pushback From Republicans Who Have Called For Her Nomination To Be Withdrawn.

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Why Biden’s New Dawn Of Net-Zero Is Looking Like A Dark Day For Labor

In all pathways, the vast majority of mines and all coal power plants shutter by 2030, although the coal export business will live on. The ranks of 600,000 natural gas workers fall by more than two-thirds by 2050 in most scenarios. To compensate, the Biden administration pledges that the energy transition will create “millions” of green jobs, but most new jobs will be in the construction of wind and solar farms, which is temporary work and often not in the same regions that provide fossil fuel employment. The pay is significantly lower, too. The median wage for a solar installer is about $45,000 a year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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