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America is FINISHED = Barack Obama to cut emissions in vow to save planet
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 42334647:MV8yMjc0NDUwXzM4Njc3NjI2X0Q5NEQwQTMw] [quote:Question EVERYTHING:MV8yMjc0NDUwXzM4Njc0Mjc5XzIxMzlFNEQ2] This will suck any industry out of our country that is left and leave it a third world nation... [/quote] In other words, the world will become more polluted because the industries will leave America and resettle in 3rd world countries that have no standards whatsoever on air quality? If Obama really wanted to do the world a favor, then he would need to declassify all the green technology that has been covered up by our government and the oil industry, under the guise of keeping the U.S. addicted to oil. Whoever controls a monopoly on energy can control the direction civilization is heading toward. [/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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