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Trump said to issue far-reaching reversal of Obama climate push

The new US president plans to impose sweeping changes promoting CO2 intensive industries and undermining President Obama's former climate efforts.

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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.

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.

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