23 Jun '11, 2am

A Deeper Look at the Presidency, Climate Policy and Politics

PBS NewsHour dug in tonight on Al Gore’s Rolling Stone essay blaming climate stasis on deniers, the muddling media and a hesitant President Obama. More on that in a moment. Shortly after posting my assessment of Gore’s essay on Dot Earth, I discussed Gore, Obama and climate politics with Madeleine Brand on KPCC radio. It’s a short piece and I encourage you to have a listen. Here’s one of my points on energy and climate policy: There is a way for President Obama to make this a top priority and to cut through the polarization, to say, Look we care about the future. We care about energy. We are lagging in science. We are living on the fumes of the space race in terms of the innovative underpinnings of our economy, and let’s get into gear. The commentators on NewsHour were Glenn Hurowitz, who works on environmental issues at the Center for International Policy , Daniel Weiss, ...

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