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Draft Trump budget slashes clean energy research by 72 percent

I don't think anyone listening to Trump's proclamations about "beautiful clean coal" thought this administration was going to be in favor of renewable energy. According to a draft 2019 budget proposal obtained by the Washington Post, the White House is doing exactly what everyone expected: slashing Energy Department funding for renewable energy by 72 percent overall. The current allocation for the Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy is set at a $2.
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