23 Jun '11, 6pm

Has Obama lost environmental voters?

Al Gore’s Rolling Stone critique of President Obama’s failure to act on the climate crisis is further evidence of environmentalists’ broad frustration with this administration. Gore now joins former Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt as yet another former Clinton administration official whose dismay at Obama’s undermining of climate legislation, oil-industry cheerleading, enormous expansion of coal mining for export to China , and capitulations on public lands issues have overcome their innate reluctance to criticize a Democratic president and risk ostracism from the Beltway establishment. This increased boldness follows a major evolution in the environmental movement itself: Driven by grassroots frustration, major environmental organizations have learned to shed their fear of standing up to the White House and have even gotten results from doing so. Of course, the White Hou...

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