31 Jan '13, 12am

@BarackObama Sounds Strong On Climate Change, But What Next? #Actions Speak Louder Than #Words

WASHINGTON -- Climate change, it seems, is no longer a dirty phrase for Democrats to disavow. President Barack Obama promised in his second inaugural address to respond to climate change, casting it as a moral obligation and warning that failing to take action "would betray our children and future generations." It's not just a responsibility to his fellow Americans, Obama said Monday, but to "all posterity." Persuading Americans that they should care about climate change -- or have a duty to do so -- is one thing. Actually doing something about the emissions that contribute to rising sea levels, sooty skies and melting Arctic sea ice is a far more complex task. Despite Obama's pledges Monday, the White House was scant with details afterward, saying only that it's pursuing action under the existing regulatory framework. Given that sweeping legislation to cap greenhouse gas ...

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