Climate

Energy

Military’s push for solar backup power loses speed under Trump

The Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps leased land to electric utilities for the installation of solar arrays under President Barack Obama to combat global warming and provide military bases with backup energy. But under Donald Trump it’s unclear the degree to which the Pentagon will make use of the solar projects.

Trump: ‘John Kelly will be leaving at the end of the year’

Before departing for the Army-Navy football game on Dec. 8., President Trump announced that Chief of Staff John Kelly will leave his job by the end of 2018.