Sierra Club likes Obama’s ‘direct confrontation with fossil fuel industry’

The Washington Post reports:

Sierra Club executive director Michael Brune, whose group has already helped secure the retirement or announced retirement of 147 coal plants in the United States, said the speech marks a turning point in the nation’s energy policy.

“The president realizes that you can’t combat climate change without a direct confrontation with the fossil fuel industry,” Brune said in an interview. “What has us most encouraged by the president’s speech is he is lacing up his gloves and getting ready for that fight.”

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