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Obama signs order on response to climate change
FILE - This Oct. 28, 2013 file photo shows, from left, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and California Gov. Jerry Brown listening to a speaker, in San Francisco, before signing an agreement to collectively combat climate change. A year after Superstorm Sandy devastated the East Coast, President Barack Obama signed an executive order Friday to make it easier for states and local governments to respond to weather disasters. The executive order establishes a task force of state and local officials to advise the administration on how to respond to severe storms, wildfires, droughts and other potential impacts of climate change. Brown and Inslee are on the task force. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

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