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I still love this. See more on #DotEarth from 2015:

I still love this. See more on #DotEarth from 2015:

Following your coverage of the Bush Administration’s interference with science communication, you spoke in an interview about how the transition might play out under Obama. How would you rate President Obama’s environmental record? A. Someone at the conference earlier today brought up the term “pragmatic possibilist.” Obama has been a pragmatic activist. He’s done a lot of things. He’s moved forward with regulating CO2 from power plants. It’s very slow and minimal and only for new power plants, and everything is in the early stages on existing power plants. But that just reflects the political reality: This is a slow process. He’s moved a lot on auto efficiency and other standards. He has focused a lot on resilience and science education. I think he’s done as good of a job as you could expect anyone to do given our political landscape. He gets punished by the green left fo...

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