Thursday, November 6, 2008

Obama & Climate Change

Environment News Service

Excerpts include:

Fred Krupp, president of Environmental Defense said, "This election offers us the greatest opportunity we have ever had to change course on global warming."

"We must do everything we can to pass climate legislation........."

"An Obama administration should end tax incentives and subsidies for high carbon-emitting technologies and projects and enact mandates that 20 percent of the nation�s electricity come from renewable power by 2020 and at least 30 percent by 2030, Lubber said."

"The new administration and Congress must shun the excuse that it is 'too expensive' to act to curb global warming..."

"The Center for Biological Diversity looks forward to working with the Obama administration and the new Congress to take swift action to stem the extinction crisis, reverse the current course toward runaway global warming,...."

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