22 Mar '12, 3pm

Obama calls opponents of clean energy 'flat earthers'

Obama calls opponents of clean energy 'flat earthers'

Boulder City is the first stop on a tour where I’ll be talking about what we’re calling an all-of-the-above energy strategy -- all of the above. A strategy that relies on producing more oil and gas here in America, but also more biofuels, more fuel-efficient cars, more wind power and, as you can see, a whole lot more solar power. This is the largest solar plant of its kind anywhere in the country. That's worth applauding. Every year, you produce enough clean energy to power around 17,000 homes. And that’s just the beginning. Things are going so well that another plant is already under construction down the road that will eventually power another 45,000 homes. And a third plant is in development that will be, one day, able to power around 66,000 homes. When I took office I said, why not give these businesses some access to public lands that aren't otherwise being utilized? ...

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