25 Apr '12, 6pm

Obama Says Re-election Campaign Will Call for Action on Climate Change

For the last couple years, Obama's been notoriously mum on climate. To environmentalists, climate hawks, and anyone else watching the concentration of carbon in the atmosphere and global temps alike tick upwards, it's been a maddening run. See, after the rightwing media apparatus concocted a great backlash against the idea of global warming itself, Obama and his political advisers evidently decided it was best to steer clear of the issue altogether. And so we got State of the Union Addresses that scarcely, if at all, made mention of what is arguably the greatest looming problem we humanfolk face. We got delays on the EPA regulating greenhouse gas emissions. We got Earth Day proclamations with global warming references edited out. We got inaction, sure, but worse, we got no leadership on the issue; we lost any sense that our nation's highest office viewed climate change as ...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/environmental-policy/obama-says...

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