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Trump signs order dismantling Obama-era climate policies

Flanked by coal miners and coal company executives, Trump proclaimed his "Energy Independence" executive order at the headquarters of the Environmental Protection Agency, reports to Reuters. The move drew swift backlash from a coalition of 23 states and local governments, as

Trump to dramatically change US approach to climate change

The order represents a clear difference between how Trump and former President Barack Obama view the role the United States plays in combating climate change, and dramatically alters the government's approach to rising sea levels and temperatures -- two impacts of climate