Obama on climate change

As we predicted yesterday, President Obama is stating that he suspects that climate change will become part of this year’s US Presidential election campaign.

In an interview published in Rolling Stone magazine today, Obama states that Keystone has received so much attention because those who study climate change are scared and concerned “about a general lack of sufficient movement to deal with the problem”. The President says that “I will be very clear in voicing my belief that we’re going to have to take further steps to deal with climate change in a serious way.” He states that he sees that there is a way to do it that is entirely compatible with strong economic growth and job creation and cites building retrofits as one of the components of a renewed climate change strategy.

Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/ready-for-the-fight-rolling-stone-interview-with-barack-obama-20120425#ixzz1tBzhhPdy

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