23 Mar '12, 6pm

Obama — Doesn’t Seem to Get True Threat of Global Warming | Planetsave

Obama — Doesn’t Seem to Get True Threat of Global Warming | Planetsave

Maybe he’s just playing political games, as extremist Republicans contend and many liberals hope. Maybe he’s promoting drilling for oil in speeches (and in practice) in order to make sure he remains president and can do a ton to advance clean energy and energy efficiency in the U.S. Or maybe he just doesn’t get the extreme threat of global warming. Obama’s decision to trumpet the significant amount of oil drilling he is making possible, and even fast-tracking, around the country is downright disheartening. It also seems to indicate that he has no idea how serious the coming effects of global warming are and how quickly we need to transition to a clean energy economy . Obama made speeches in Nevada , Ohio , New Mexico , and Oklahoma in which he spoke about how much his administration was increasing oil production. A line from New Mexico: “And we’ve quadrupled the number of ...

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