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Saturday, June 29, 2013

Obama's Climate Change Policy

One of the stories that didn't get a lot of coverage this week -- buried under the weight of the Supreme Court decisions on gay marriage, voting rights, and affirmative action -- was President Obama's speech on new climate change policy. So I invited Chris Mooney of Mother Jones and Climate Desk Live to join me on America Weekend to discuss what Obama has announced he'll do by executive action (while Congress does nothing), from reducing emissions at coal-fired plants to having the federal government go greener in its buildings. I asked him about fracking, clean coal, solar, wind, and much more.

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Here's the Obama speech we're talking about (June 25, 2013)...