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Zack Colman



Zack covers the White House for Climatewire. He previously covered climate and energy issues at The Christian Science Monitor, the Washington Examiner and The Hill and has freelanced for a number of publications. A former Knight Science Journalism fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Bill Lane Center for the American West fellow at Stanford University, he holds a master's degree from the University of Illinois, Springfield, and a bachelor's degree from Michigan State University.

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With Trump as dealmaker, could coal be subsidized?

President Trump likes to make a deal. So when a pair of electric utilities came asking for billions of dollars to keep ailing nuclear projects afloat and a friendly governor proposed a generous subsidy for Appalachian coal, fiscal conservatives were alarmed.


Trump kills plan to protect projects from rising seas

The Trump administration will no longer require public infrastructure projects built in flood-prone areas to accommodate sea-level rise in order to receive federal funding, which critics argued would expose hospitals, schools and roads to the effects of climate change.