Obama’s team considers how to tackle energy and climate policy
An economic recovery plan will be priority No. 1, President-elect Barack Obama said on Saturday (and enviros hope that plan will include green elements). As part of its economic planning, the Obama team is looking at ways to support the auto industry and at the same time get it involved in helping to cut U.S. oil consumption. The team is also trying to decide how quickly to move on broad initiatives to address climate change and energy independence.