Reuters reports some talking points on global warming from former prez Clinton:

You can use hope …

“I am not one of those who is pessimistic about the future of the world, assuming we get off our butts and do something about climate change in a timely fashion.”

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… you can use fear …

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“It’s the only thing we face today that has the power to remove the preconditions of civilized society.”

… or you can use hope and fear together …

“Climate change is more remote than terror but a more profound threat to the future of the children and the grandchildren and the great-grandchildren I hope all of you have.”

… but we’re going to need to work together.

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“We can’t solve global warming or any other problem in the world you can mention that amounts to a hill of beans by ourselves.”