Obama wants 'conversation' on climate change

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says he wants to begin a national "conversation" on climate change.

At a news conference Wednesday, Obama said his administration has taken steps to combat global warming, such as sharply increasing fuel efficiency standards for cars and trucks.

But he said, `'we haven't done as much as we need to" on global warming, which was virtually ignored during the presidential campaign until Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast.

Obama did not outline specific legislation, but said he would talk with scientists, engineers and elected officials to find ways to make short-term progress to reduce carbon emissions. After that, he said the country should begin long-term efforts "to make sure that this is not something we're passing on to future generations."

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  • by Fugg Location: Location on Nov 15, 2012 at 11:33 AM
    Dea Mr. Obama Lets talk about jobs, inflation, and the hidden taxes in Obamacare. Then I would like to hear the truth about Bengazi. Global warming is a consideration, but destroying the US economy to address an issue that will require a global effort just doesn't make sense at this time.
  • by voting taxpayer Location: Location on Nov 14, 2012 at 02:13 PM
    The conversation is that their is no conversation.This is and has been a huge TAX increase.Look at natural gas prices.Their a $1.25 more than last year.Look at gas prices.We are at $85 dollars a barrel.If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck,sounds like a duck,it's a duck.Remember cap and TAXS.It never left.It's more convolution to chaos.Like taxing the rich.Who pays for it?the consumer.WAKE UP!!!This president is not your friend.
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