Executive Order On Initiating Plan to Combat Climate Change

Directed U.S. federal agencies to to incorporate climate considerations into their international plans. It also directs the Secretary of the Interior to pause on entering into new oil and natural gas leases on public lands or offshore waters. It establishes the Office of Domestic Climate Policy and a national climate task force, along with a working group to assist communities impacted by coal mining and power plants and an environmental justice council to “address the disproportionate health, environmental, economic and climate impacts on disadvantaged communities.”