President Biden signs order for US to rejoin Paris climate agreement

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US President Joe Biden signed 15 executive orders, including starting the process of rejoining the Paris agreement on climate change, after being sworn into office on Wednesday. Newly-inaugurated Biden and vice president Kamala Harris were inaugurated on Wednesday, and the new administration wasted little time afterwards, undoing a number of predecessor Donald Trump's actions. Among the executive actions taken by Biden were to sign a document ensuring the US rejoins the Paris agreement alongside a sweeping order tackling climate change, as well as revoking the presidential permit gran...

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