Published on June 11th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert10
Climate Change Denial Is Big-Ticket & Futile, Says Obama
June 11th, 2014 by Sandy Dechert
UPDATE: With its revealing predecessors from Tom Friedman of The New York Times, who broke the news, and Joe Romm of Climate Progress and Years of Living Dangerously, which broadcast the full interview last night, the article below blew the roof off Barack Obama’s current feelings about how the US should approach climate change.
However, a still-coy and quite jolly Hillary Clinton totally upstaged the President last night. In a one-hour ABC News prime-time special, ABC’s Diane Sawyer interviewed Clinton about her new memoir, Hard Choices, being released today. The network broadcast occupied most people’s screens.
With a somewhat self-conscious chuckle, the President confided resignation toward those who still practice climate change denial. He also repeated an earnest hope that the balky might come to their senses. Here’s video of that part of the interview.
In a couple of hours, everyone in the United States with access to cable TV and Showtime can hear President Barack Obama say he favors making the energy industry absorb the real price of the carbon it introduces into earth’s atmosphere. In other words…
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