November 8, 2012
Will Obama Seize the Moment on Climate?
Kelly Rigg, Huffington Post
Superstorm Sandy changed the U.S. political zeitgeist on climate change virtually overnight. When BusinessWeek runs a cover blazoned with "It's Global Warming Stupid" and politicians start breaking their "climate silence," you know the jig is up. President Obama acknowledged as much in his acceptance speech, when he said he wanted to "pass on a country that isn't threatened by the destructive power of a warming planet."
TAGGED: Hurricane Sandy, Presidential Election 2012, Second term, climate change, President Obama