Photo of wind blowing pollution from a coal power plant
Wind is blowing pollution from a coal burning power plant.

Arts and Sciences’ Peter Shulman speaks on President Trump’s coal industry fixation

‘The coal industry is back,’ Trump proclaimed. It wasn’t.

The New York Times: Peter Shulman, associate professor of history in the College of Arts and Sciences and the author of Coal and Empire, discussed how President Donald Trump was focused as much on coal as a convenient symbol as he was the fate of the industry.