WASHINGTON (March 27, 2017)—According to media reports, tomorrow President Trump will sign a sweeping Executive Order that rolls back many of the core elements of the U.S. climate strategy. The EO calls for a review of the Clean Power Plan, and overturns limits on coal leasing on public lands, methane regulations, and requirements to include climate change as part of environmental assessments, as well as calls for a re-examination the social cost of carbon.
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