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Barack Obama Global Warming

Obama Planning To Tackle Global Warming

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO and JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is planning a major push using executive powers to tackle the pollution blamed for global warming in an effo...

Tom Zeller Jr.

The Road Forward: Obama On Environment Faces High Expectations, High Hurdles, In Second Term | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 01.24.2013 | Green

On the night of his re-election, President Barack Obama described grand ambitions for his second term, including a desire to bequeath to future genera...

Barack Obama Should Rise to the Challenge on Climate Change

Jon Shenk | Posted 01.26.2013 | Green
Jon Shenk

What if, back in 2009, Obama had followed in President Kennedy's footsteps and made a moonshot speech about the climate, pledging to make the US the world's first carbon-neutral country within ten years? What if he did that right now?

Activists Slam Candidates For 'Climate Silence'

Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 11.27.2012 | Green
Tom Zeller Jr.

It was a rich, if abbreviated exchange. "President Obama promised to begin to slow the rise of the oceans," declared Mitt Romney, the Republican pres...

Obama's Global Warming Plan: Band-Aids for Wildlife

Edward Flattau | Posted 03.27.2012 | Green
Edward Flattau

Obama calls for federal, state and local authorities to engage in a coordinated adaptive response to global warming. Yet with so many officials dubious of global warming, the necessary degree of cooperation is hard to envision.

Al Gore Blasts Obama For Failing To Combat Climate Change

AP | By DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Vice President Al Gore is going where few environmentalists - and fellow Democrats - have gone before: criticizing President...

McCain Slams Obama Global Warming Plan

AZ Central | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Sen. John McCain blasted President Barack Obama's global-warming plan Tuesday, saying it would hurt an already battered economy by raising energy cost...

Obama Global Warming Plan Involves Cooling Air

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Tinkering with Earth's climate to chill runaway global warming _ a radical idea once dismissed out of hand _ is being discussed by ...

Environmental Community Offers Obama a Green Economic Recovery Plan

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frances Beinecke

The plan covers a range of issues that merit prompt presidential attention, but it underscores the immediate need to solve the entwined economic, climate, and environmental crises.

Does Obama Have What It Takes To Confront Our Climate Crisis?

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah van Gelder

It is a relief that we are now discussing how, rather than whether, to address this global crisis. But will Obama's actions be up to the crisis at hand?

The John McCain I Used to Know.

Brad Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Johnson

I wonder why John McCain now sounds like someone who's willing to sacrifice this planet in order to win an election.

RNC Goes Green In First Major Obama Attack Ad

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The RNC is using its financial edge to get out front with an Obama attack ad in battleground states, the Washington Post reports: The Republican Na...

Jason Burnett, Bush Official Who Just Resigned, To Aid Obama

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Until last month, Jason Burnett was a high-ranking political appointee at the Environmental Protection Agency. But "after concluding there was no more...

Op-Ed: McCain's Global Warming Selective Memory

LA Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As he rolled out his plan to combat global warming this week, Republican John McCain jumped at the opportunity to remind voters that he'd flown nearly...