Gore Rejects "Climate Czar" Post

12/14/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • The Huffington Post

The Washington Times reports:

President-elect Barack Obama's transition team is flirting with creating a White House "Climate Czar," but climate change crusader Al Gore says he doesn't want the job.

The Obama team declined to comment on such a post, even as environmentalists and power industry executives say it's being widely discussed inside the transition offices as a way to spur a clean energy industry, which Mr. Obama has promised will ween the U.S. from foreign oil and create millions of "green jobs."

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