The day after the November 6 election I wrote about Obama’s electoral victory over Romney, which I was glad for. My column was about the need for the climate movement to “make it impossible for the Obama administration not to speak up and take action on the rapidly deepening and most important issue human civilization has ever faced. The world is crying out, almost literally, for smart, determined and visionary leadership on the climate crisis.” When I heard a few weeks later that Obama had directed White House staff to come up with proposals for what he should be doing …
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Ted Glick is the national policy director for the Chesapeake Climate Action Network. Past writings and more information can be found here.