WITH EXECUTIVE ORDER, TRUMP TO UNDO PRESIDENT OBAMA’S AMBITIOUS PLANS TO CURB GLOBAL WARMING

Donald Trump, never one to be mistaken for a scientist or a member of the reality-based community, is ready to demolish President Obama’s sweeping plans to help curb global warming.

Trump, despite a mountain of scientific evidence, doesn’t believe in global warming.

In 2015, President Obama signed an executive order into law, the Clean Power Plan, that capped emissions of greenhouse gas from coal-fired plants.

According to Scott Pruitt, the new director of the EPA, Trump will sign an executive order undoing this.

On another front, Trump appears ready to remove the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement, a global framework for nations to work towards curbing climate change, something with deadly real world effects.

EPA chief Scott Pruitt said the executive order to be signed Tuesday will undo the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan, an environmental regulation that restricts greenhouse gas emissions at coal-fired power plants. The 2015 rule has been on hold since last year while a federal appeals court considers a challenge by coal-friendly Republican-led states and more than 100 companies.

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