Commentary, Environmental

Sierra Club: Trump Appoints Climate Denying Oil Tycoon as Economic Advisor

WASHINGTON, DC –(ENEWSPF)–August 8, 2016.   Reality TV star Donald Trump unveiled an all-male economic advisory team on Friday which included Big Oil tycoon Harold Hamm. Hamm, who told the delegates at the Republican National Committee that “climate change is not a problem,” has made and recently lost tens of billions of dollars in the oil market, and is under consideration to be Trump’s Secretary of Energy.

In Response, Sierra Club Spokesman Adam Beitman Released the Following Statement:

“Harold Hamm helped write Trump’s disastrous energy speech, and now it seems he’s prepared to help him crash the economy by tying it to volatile, dangerous fossil fuels while burning up the planet in the process.”