President-Elect Obama Climate And Environment Videos 1

Posted by Brad Johnson Wed, 19 Nov 2008 01:57:00 GMT

Today, President-elect Barack Obama set a marker on climate and environmental policy with the release of two videos. The first was broadcast for the Governors’ Global Climate Summit in California:

Saying “denial is no longer an acceptable response,” Obama indicated he will press forward with cap-and-trade legislation and that members of Congress will act as his representatives at the Poznan climate negotiations.

The second video is from a meeting of Obama’s Energy & Environment Policy Transition Team and an interview with team member Heather Zichal:


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  1. Pradeep Thu, 20 Nov 2008 20:23:26 GMT

    It will be interesting to see how “vigorously” the new US administration will participate in the Dec 2009 talks in Copenhagen, coming in pretty early into into the presidency. Will Congress reach a consensus on GHG legislation by then?