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What felt like a welcomed flashback to his 2012 campaign for election, Obama made it a point in his 2014 State of the Union address Tuesday to take greater action on climate change. To date, government efforts to move the country in a greener direction have been well received. Last year saw the introduction of new legislation which included curbing carbon dioxide emissions and investment in climate change adaptation for farmers and coastal residents, as well as incentives for renewable energy and fuel efficiency projects both privately and in commercially deregulated energy markets.

Here’s a clip from Tuesday’s speech about the role the U.S. is set to play in global climate change remediation:

 

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