RFF President Richard G. Newell is quoted in a New York Times article about President Trump's July 8, 2019 speech on the environment. Listed below is Newell's full quote:
“'There’s this factoid out there that the U.S. is a leader in reducing emissions,' said Richard Newell, the president of Resources for the Future, a nonprofit, nonpartisan environmental research organization in Washington. 'That is just not true. It is disingenuous to both celebrate the decline in U.S. CO2 emissions at the same time that one promotes the use of coal power. You can’t have both.'”
Read the full article here.