Climate Change Conference Explodes In Laughter As Trump Adviser Promotes Coal

Wells Griffith, President Trump's energy and climate adviser, was met with laughter as he promoted fossil fuels.

Attendees of the United States’ talk at the climate change conference in Poland on Monday broke out into laughter as Wells Griffith, President Donald Trump’s energy and climate adviser, extolled the virtues of coal.

Via TPM:

According to a Washington Post report, Griffith took the podium Monday and said, “We strongly believe that no country should have to sacrifice economic prosperity or energy security in pursuit of environmental sustainability.”

The room erupted into laughter, punctuated with shouts of protest.