November 15, 2012

5 Goals for Obama's 100 Days

Christopher Jones, Huffington Post


My great hope for President Obama's next term is a comprehensive set of energy policies that will meaningfully address climate change. But I don't expect immediate action. Given the combination of obstructionist House Republicans and the looming issues of debt and immigration reform, Obama will have a hard time implementing a wide-ranging energy plan in the next few months.

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U.S. Energy Future Back in Obama's Hands
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