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America is FINISHED = Barack Obama to cut emissions in vow to save planet
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 35812316:MV8yMjc0NDUwXzM4Njc3NjIwXzMwMkVBRjA1] this will put the final cabash on the US. We can't withstand what Obama will do to our economy if he gets away with this. It will raise the cost of heating/cooling your homes, business, factories to the breaking point of many people's budgets. It will raise the cost of anything still produced in the US to the point where nobody will buy it.. It will raise the cost of everything, because every building, (hospitals, pharmaceuticals, industry, schools, government buildings etc etc etc) must be heated and cooled and most of those will be charging the tax payer or the consumer for their heating bills. If you don't understand the Obama is putting the final nail in the coffin, making sure that the senate and congress have no say in the matter, and that this will turn a loaf of bread into the price of a days wages you are simply a fool. This is it, we are done for, most of you will starve, be homeless shortly thereafter, and beg them to take you into a fema camp where you can get a loaf of bread and an apple. [/quote]
In sweeping proposals released after four years of frustrated efforts, Mr Obama ordered new curbs on carbon emissions from power plants and called for America to ready its defences against an already-changing climate.
The president also surprised environmentalists by signalling he would reject a controversial oil pipeline if it was found to “significantly exacerbate” the problem of carbon pollution.
“I refuse to condemn your generation and future generations to a planet that is beyond fixing,” Mr Obama told students at Georgetown University. “As a president, as a father and as an American I’m here to say we need to act.”
Mr Obama first promised a new push on climate change during his inagural address on a freezing morning in January, warning that failing to cut emissions “would betray our children”.
Today, as Washington sweltered in the summer heat, Mr Obama finally laid out the details of his plan, which can be carried out by executive order and therefore do not need Congressional approval.
link to www.telegraph.co.uk
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