07 Jul '12, 3pm

What To Expect When You’re Electing: President Barack Obama

What To Expect When You’re Electing: President Barack Obama

After all, the previous eight years of the Bush Administration gave us zero initiatives, laws, or policies that were designed to address any issues relating to climate change. Instead, we were privy to enormous tax giveaways to oil companies, as well as plans that would have handed over protected public lands to the dirty energy industry to exploit. Candidate Obama’s promises were music to the ears of those who are concerned about the direction our planet is heading. The president-elect proudly proclaimed : “When I am president, any governor who’s willing to promote clean energy will have a partner in the White House. Any company that’s willing to invest in clean energy will have an ally in Washington. And any nation that’s willing to join the cause of combating climate change will have an ally in the United States of America.” He also told supporters : "Few challenges fac...

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