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Trump to Issue Far-Reaching Reversal of Obama Climate Push

  • Environmentalists, analysts question impacts of directive
  • Order also targets Clean Power Plan, methane rule, coal ban
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Trump's Mysterious Feelings on Global Warming

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President Donald Trump is set to sign a sweeping executive order on Tuesday aimed at promoting domestic oil, coal and natural gas by reversing much of his predecessor’s efforts to address climate change -- prompting warnings the action will undermine U.S. leadership on the issue.

The document lays out a broad blueprint for the Trump administration to dismantle the architecture that former President Barack Obama built to combat the phenomenon, according to details shared with Bloomberg News. Some of the changes would happen immediately, while others would take years to complete.