13 Jan '12, 10pm

Will Obama address climate threat in State of the Union speech?

Will Obama address climate threat in State of the Union speech?

Cross-posted from ThinkProgress Green . On Jan. 24, President Obama will address Congress and the nation on the state of the union, with the chance to stir this country to action on the existential threat of climate change. Obama has the responsibility to seize the moment and finally explain to the American people the great mobilization of resources and will that protecting our homeland from a poisoned climate requires. In a tweet to ThinkProgress Green, White House Director of Public Engagement Jon Carson promised that he would personally tell Obama that people believe he needs to talk about the science of climate change in his State of the Union address: If Obama does make clear that the nation's prosperity is already being damaged by the first glimmers of the coming onslaught of climate change, it will mark a dramatic departure from the past. Each year of his presidency...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/climate-change/2012-01-13-will-obama...

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