06 Sep '12, 5am

Bill Clinton becomes the first big-timer at the #DNC to make reference to climate change

Bill Clinton becomes the first big-timer at the #DNC to make reference to climate change

Bill Clinton tells it. (Photo by Jason Reed / Reuters.) In a barn burner of a speech Wednesday night, Bill Clinton became the first big-timer at the Democratic convention to make reference to climate change. Here’s what he said on global warming and energy, at least according to a transcript distributed ahead of time . (Clinton did a whole lot of ad-libbing — his prepared remarks amounted to 3,136 words, while his delivered remarks added up to a whopping 5,895 — but he pretty much stuck to the book on this part.) The agreement the [Obama] administration made with management, labor and environmental groups to double car mileage over the next few years is [a] good deal: it will cut your gas bill in half, make us more energy independent, cut greenhouse gas emissions, and add another 500,000 good jobs. President Obama’s “all of the above” energy plan is helping too — the boom ...

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