November 18, 2008
President Elect Barack Obama talks about the environment and energy, and has recently opened a new page on the Obama website for environmentalists complete with videos. Here is what the page says: Welcome to our new website, Environmentalists for Obama!
Now, more than ever, our nation and world needs a strong environmental leader as President. The challenges posed by global warming and energy needs can only be solved by someone with a proven commitment and ability to engage all people in the critical effort to provide a safe, clean future for America. Barack Obama’s dedication to the environment has been well-established during his years as a state legislator and U.S. Senator. Environmentalists for Obama know that he is the answer to the tough challenges facing us today. He talks about his coming policies here, which is followed by an exerpt from the Boston.com and another video.
From Boston.com today: Excerpt: "Few challenges facing America -- and the world – are more urgent than combating climate change," he says in the video. "The science is beyond dispute and the facts are clear. Sea levels are rising. Coastlines are shrinking. We’ve seen record drought, spreading famine, and storms that are growing stronger with each passing hurricane season. Climate change and our dependence on foreign oil, if left unaddressed, will continue to weaken our economy and threaten our national security. ......