29 Jan '14, 6pm

SOTU: President Obama promises tougher truck mpg standards, more renewable energy

SOTU: President Obama promises tougher truck mpg standards, more renewable energy

STATEMENT BY TOM STEYER ON THE STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS "President Obama's State of the Union address tonight solidified his leadership on addressing climate change-pledging to "act with more urgency" to reduce our carbon pollution. As the President said, "...the debate is settled. Climate change is a fact," and it is already taking a direct and obvious toll on our communities. If we do not act now to reduce carbon emissions, we will face irreversible and catastrophic climatic changes. His administration has already made great strides with the establishment of the Climate Action Plan, and tonight's address reaffirmed his commitment to moving America toward a more sustainable energy future. But there are still key opportunities ahead for the President to establish his legacy as a strong leader on climate and energy issues. Taking executive action to say no to the Keystone...

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