Inside the Coal Industry’s Split Over The Paris Agreement

The Daily Caller discusses those advising President Trump to stay in the Paris Climate Treaty with Marlo Lewis.

Paris agreement critics said it’s a clear case of rent-seeking.

“What you’re hearing are voices from the swamp,” Marlo Lewis, a senior fellow at the libertarian Competitive Enterprise Institute, told TheDCNF.

CEI has been one of the leading voices for pulling out of the Paris agreement. The libertarian think tank has launched two ad campaigns urging Trump to pull out of the deal. Lewis and his colleague Chris Horner will release a paper Wednesday laying out arguments for why staying in the Paris agreement could be unconstitutional.

“Rent-seekers will say anything,” Lewis said. “Their real game is to persuade Congress to increase subsidies for CCS and enhanced oil recovery.”

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