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Obama Global Warming

Supreme Court Blocks Obama's Carbon Emissions Plan

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 02.09.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The fate of the single biggest piece of President Barack Obama’s climate change legacy was thrown into question Tuesday evening w...

Obama Issues Warning On The Risks Of Climate Change

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2015 | Politics

By Roberta Rampton NEW LONDON, Connecticut, May 20 (Reuters) - Rising seas and thawing permafrost caused by warmer global t...

Obama: Climate Change Is Harming Americans' Health

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN AND NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming isn't just affecting the weather, it's harming Americans' health, President Barack Obama said Tuesday as he announc...

Obama: It's 'Disturbing' That A Climate Change Denier Chairs Senate Environmental Committee

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 03.19.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama told Vice News in an interview released on Monday that it was "disturbing" that the chair of the Senate Committee on Environmen...

Majority Of Americans Back Obama's Push To Reduce Carbon Emissions: Poll

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

Two-thirds of Americans back President Barack Obama's push to reduce carbon emissions from power plants. An NBC poll released Wednesday shows tha...

Get Ready For A Summer Of Attacks On Obama's Climate Change Rules

Reuters | Roberta Rampton | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

This summer is likely to see a series of attacks by industry opponents of a U.S. plan to curb carbon emissions from power plants in a bid to stir vote...

Obama Takes Another Step Toward Reducing Actions Blamed For Global Warming

Reuters | Posted 04.20.2014 | Politics

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON, Feb 18 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will direct federal agencies on Tuesday to develop higher stand...

O CONNECTS THE DOTS: Climate Change Threatens The Nation

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) — Warning that weather-related disasters will only get worse, President Barack Obama said Friday the U.S. must rethink the wa...

Where Is Obama on Climate Treaty?

Kyle Ash | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Kyle Ash

The seriousness of global climate disruption demands leaders with a global view of the problem, who are willing to do everything in their power as quickly as possible.

A Year After Sandy, Action on Climate

Heather Leibowitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Heather Leibowitz

When it comes to the debate over global warming, hopefully future generations will look back on Hurricane Sandy as an event that helped break through partisanship and culture war divides to convince the American people

Obama Climate Plans To Get Airing In Congress

Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

By DINA CAPPIELLO AND JOSH LEDERMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's plans to curb the gases blamed for global warming...

Obama Gets Bold On Climate Change

The Washington Post | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

President Obama's environmental policies are likely to play a prominent role in defining his second term, even as the budget, immigration and health c...

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...

Will Wrigley

Hurricane Sandy Survivors Demand Climate Change Action | Will Wrigley | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hurricane Sandy survivors and environmental advocates met in front of the White House on Monday to demand action from President Barack O...

Obama Urged To Use Broad Powers To Act On Climate Change

Reuters | Posted 03.27.2013 | Green

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Several Democratic lawmakers on Thursday urged President Barack Obama to use his b...

Handicapping Obama's Second Term Agenda

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama, like all second-term presidents, will only have a short window of time to push his issues. Which is why he is right to push his agenda immediately, as evidenced by his inaugural speech. However, while Obama has a lot of political capital right now, that could easily change soon.

Luke Johnson

Unlikely Solution Could Be Part Of Bold Obama Promise | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON--Speaking before a crowd of an estimated 1 million people on the National Mall Monday, President Barack Obama made a bold promise in his se...

Will Climate Change Get Cold Shoulder?

Posted 01.20.2013 | Green

By Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer: As President Barack Obama prepares to take the oath of office for the second time, he has promised...

With High Hopes For The Future: Obama's Moral Imperative To Address Climate Change

Carter Roberts | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics
Carter Roberts

I wager that, like Lincoln, President Obama will be remembered most for what he does to address the existential threat that history has presented on his watch: the breakdown of our planet's natural systems upon which all life depends, and specifically human-caused climate change.

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...

Obama Versus Physics

Bill McKibben | Posted 03.09.2013 | Green
Bill McKibben

It's not a fight, like education reform or abortion or gay marriage, between conflicting groups with conflicting opinions. We're talking about a fight between human beings and physics. And physics is entirely uninterested in human timetables.

After Sandy, Will U.S. Finally Lead On Climate Change?

AP | KARL RITTER | Posted 01.24.2013 | Green

DOHA, Qatar — During a year with a monster storm and scorching heat waves, Americans have experienced the kind of freakish weather that many sci...

With New Environmental Gusto, Will Obama Pull His Weight During U.N. Climate Talks?

AP | Posted 01.15.2013 | Green

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The European Union's climate commissioner says she hopes that President Barack Obama's renewed attention to global warming after th...

Obama Says He Might Hold Off on Climate Change Commitment

Kevin Grandia | Posted 01.15.2013 | Green
Kevin Grandia

Time will tell whether Obama stays true to his word, but it sure as heck isn't a good sign that the President already appears to be waffling on an issue that just eight days ago he spoke so passionately about.

Tom Zeller Jr.

Obama Victory, East Coast Megastorm Raise Hopes For Bolder Climate Action | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 11.07.2012 | Green

With President Barack Obama's reelection victory unfolding against the backdrop of an East Coast brought to its knees by last week's historically viol...