TITLE

The Worst Kind of Government Waste: Promoting Climate Change

AUTHOR(S)
LUX, MIKE
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Progressive Populist;12/1/2013, Vol. 19 Issue 21, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author questions the subsidies offered by the U.S. government, through the Export-Import Bank, to overseas carbon-emitting coal projects, and advises the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama to take a closer look at the activities of Export-Import Bank.
ACCESSION #
91997825

 

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