Obama Unveils Climate Plan Focused on Power Plant Emission Limit

Obama Unveils Climate Plan Focused on Power Plant Emission Limit

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President Barack Obama wipes his face as he speaks about climate change, on June 25, 2013, at Georgetown University in Washington. The president is proposing sweeping steps to limit heat-trapping pollution from coal-fired power plants and to boost renewable energy production on federal property, resorting to his executive powers to tackle climate change and sidestepping the partisan gridlock in Congress.