The Dernogalizer

September 29, 2010

Obama: Yes to 2011 climate bill push

Filed under: Energy/Climate,National Politics — Matt Dernoga @ 2:01 pm

Climate activists including myself have been disappointed too many times in the last two years to take too much from Obama’s statement on pushing climate legislation in 2011, but it’s nice to see President Obama explicitly state his commitment.

“One of my top priorities next year is to have an energy policy that begins to address all facets of our overreliance on fossil fuels,” Obama said. “We may end up having to do it in chunks, as opposed to some sort of comprehensive omnibus legislation. But we’re going to stay on this because it is good for our economy, it’s good for our national security and, ultimately, it’s good for our environment.”


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  1. […] the green theme in October.  Why?  There is some chatter and hope that Obama is gearing up for a 2011 climate push, although the success of such a push largely depends on who controls Congress after the […]

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