February 13, 2013

Fact-Checking POTUS on Climate, Conservation

Chris Clarke, KCET

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Though Obama's 2013 State of the Union included the most extensive mention of climate change of any SOTU in history, the speech's energy and climate section was by no means its most moving portion. There were a few mentions of old Democratic talking points on increasing solar and wind capacity and engaging in research and development. In fact, the President only covered new ground on renewables when talking about one of the least-sexy facets of the overall issue: energy conservation.

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TAGGED: Conservation, Climate Change, Coal, President Obama, SOTU, State Of The Union


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