15 Apr '11, 6pm

What if Your President's Just Not That Into You? fresh from @billmckibben #powershift

Tomorrow in Washington, at the sprawling and wonderful Power Shift , a few of us are on a panel titled "What If Your President's Just Not That Into You ?" Funny title, serious question. The first thing: those of us in the environmental movement aren't high school sophomores feeling jilted by their first crush. Most of us liked Obama a lot: I was among the first green leaders to join up on 'Environmentalists for Obama,' back when he seemed a longshot. It wasn't because I thought he would solve every problem; it's because I thought he'd make climate change one of the top two priorities of his presidency. And he thought so too: on the day in June of 2008 when he finally clinched the nomination he said that people would someday look back and say "this was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal." And it's not that we don't appreciate w...

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