So if Trump tries to make them pay, they may turn to China.
Mr. Moon has also said that he would seek to review the Park administration’s decision to deploy a controversial U.S. missile-defense system in South Korea. He didn’t mention the issue, however, in his inauguration speech on Wednesday, saying instead that he would negotiate with the U.S. and China to resolve their concerns.
Trump’s insistence on bilateral deals does not necessarily increase US leverage.
TPP would have given a boost to e-commerce by limiting restrictions on data flows and prohibiting any of the participating countries from requiring computer servers be located domestically—where information is easier to censor or control. It also would have required state-owned enterprises to operate like commercial companies rather than political tools of the state. Intellectual property protection would have been strengthened and restrictions to competition in services reduced.
New coal plants are not going to be built. Trump hasn’t said yet if he is going to keep the US in the Paris Agreement, but if he does, there’s no way to meet the emission standards with new coal plants. The Global Wind Energy Council makes this point in every presentation they make. As of this writing, it is not clear what Trump will de vis a vis the Paris Agreement. Secretary of State Tillerson has advised staying in the accord to keep a "seat at the table."
Beam told the governor—a farmer and coal mogul himself—that all new power generation would likely come from wind, solar, and natural gas. “The governor asked me, ‘I’d like you to burn more coal,’” Beam said according to the West Virginia Gazette-Mail. “Well, we don’t have any more coal plants. We’re not going to build any more coal plants. That’s not going to happen.”
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Fabricated using glancing-angle deposition (GLAD) of Teflon AF, a commercial fluoropolymer, the simple bilayer graded-index AR coatings are hydrophobic and antifogging, and exhibit a solar-spectrum-averaged (between 400 and 1600 nm) reflectance of <1% over a wide range of incidence angles. Using the GLAD process, the researchers were able to continuously vary the refractive index of the coating in the range from approximately 1.17 to 1.33 by varying the deposition angle, and found that the coatings adhere strongly to a variety of common polymer optical materials.