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President Obama Must Declare Climate Emergency To Preserve His Legacy

Kassie Siegel | Posted 12.23.2015 | Green
Kassie Siegel

To protect our climate, the president must act today. To preserve his climate legacy, he has to keep fossil fuels in the ground -- and that means taking every measure he can to stop the export of America's dirty crude oil.

President Obama Asserts Psychology Needed To Stop Climate Change: 20 Therapists Weigh In

Psyched in San Francisco | Posted 11.12.2015 | Green
Psyched in San Francisco

On September 15, President Obama issued an executive order asking for behavioral sciences consultation in developing programs on climate change in order to increase public participation.

Oil Is Back!

Michael T. Klare | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics
Michael T. Klare

We have a global warming president presiding over a massive expansion of fossil fuel production. Think of this as a form of collective mental compartmentalization that should frighten us all -- and yet from the president on down, it's remarkable how few seem disturbed by it.

Kate Sheppard

Obama Picks New Energy and Environmental Adviser | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has tapped Dan Utech to serve as his top adviser on energy and climate change, replacing longtime adviser Heather...

Environmentalists React To State Of The Union

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 02.12.2013 | Green

"For the sake of our children and our future, we must do more to combat climate change," President Barack Obama declared in his 2013 State of the Unio...

Obama: 'We Will Respond To The Threat Of Climate Change'

Posted 01.21.2013 | Green

In his second inauguration speech on January 21, President Barack Obama addressed climate change and emphasized the country's need to respond and lead...

Obama: Climate Change Is Real, But Political Will Is Lacking

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 11.14.2012 | Green

President Barack Obama reiterated the need to address climate change on Wednesday in his first press conference since winning reelection, but suggeste...

Obama Targets 'Climate Change Deniers In Congress'

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 06.21.2011 | Green

At a Democratic National Committee fundraiser on Wednesday night in San Francisco, President Barack Obama called out climate change-deniers in Congres...

Greenpeace Ad Depicts Old President Obama: I'm Sorry For Not Stopping Climate Change

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A new Greenpeace/ ad depicts President Obama in 2020 as an old man with white hair apologizing for failing to stop global warming. The ad...

David Vitter Mistakenly Accuses Climate Bill Of Giving Dictatorial Powers To President

The Washington Independent | David Weigel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This is a deeply strange story, ably picked apart by the smart conservative blogger Ed Morrissey. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) has been making the rounds...

Pawlenty Flips On Climate Change With Sudden Right Turn

Minnesota Public Radio | Tom Scheck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama is promising new steps toward capping greenhouse gas emissions, but Gov. Tim Pawlenty is backing away from his earlier support for new...