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Market forces may thwart Trump's support of coal industry: analyst

"Market forces are killing coal. Natural gas prices have plummeted, renewable energy production -- whether it be solar or wind -- are now cost competitive in some states, even more competitive than coal," said Amin Asadollahi, the International Institute for Sustainable Development's lead for climate change mitigation for North America. "Market forces are just working against coal."

March 28, 2017