President Trump is poised in the coming days to announce bis plans to dismantle President Barack Obama’s legacy change, while also gutting several smaller dark significant policies aimed at curbing global warming.
The moves are intended to send an unmistakable signal to the nation and the world that Mr. Trump intends to follow through on his campaign vows to rip apart every element of what the president has called Mr. Obama’s “stupid” policies to address climate change. The timing and exact form of the is announcement remain unsettled, however.
The executive actions will follow White House’s rei case last week of a proposed budget that would eliminate chinate change research and prevention programs across thè federai government and slash the Environniental Protection Agency’s budget by 31 percent, more than any other agency. Mr. Trump also announced last week that he had ordered Scott Pruitt, tea E.P.A. administrator. To revise the agency’s stringent standards on planet-warming tailpipe polliliion from vehicles, another of Mr. Obama’s key bending change policies.