Obama to give major climate change speech Tuesday

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US President Barack Obama will give a major speech on climate change Tuesday in which he is expected to propose executive action to cut carbon pollution.

“I’ll lay out my vision for where I believe we need to go — a national plan to reduce carbon pollution, prepare our country for the impacts of climate change, and lead global efforts to fight it,” he said in a statement Saturday.
Obama announced the speech on Twitter, calling global warming a “serious challenge” but one that is “uniquely suited to America’s strengths.”

“We’ll need scientists to design new fuels, and farmers to grow them. We’ll need engineers to devise new sources of energy, and businesses to make and sell them. We’ll need workers to build the foundation for a clean energy economy.”
“And we’ll need all of us, as citizens, to do our part to preserve God’s creation for future generations – our forests and waterways, our croplands and snowcapped peaks,” Obama said.

“There’s no single step that can reverse the effects of climate change. But when it comes to the world we leave our children, we owe it to them to do what we can.”

Obama’s past attempts at passing legislation on climate change have been blocked by Republicans in Congress, meaning he will likely take executive action that does not require legislative approval…


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Update:  Watch the President’s video at The Blaze: “…to preserve God’s Creation…”


Update: Obama to Announce Sweeping New Powers on Tuesday – Will Regulate Power Plants to Save Country from ‘Global Warming’



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