JFK Asked for the Moon—Now It’s Time for Obama to Ask for the Earth

Will the President finally use his bully pulpit to stop global warming in its tracks? Reprinted from TakePart.com – By Stephen Lacey – January 3, 2013 After a long period of silence on the issue during the campaign, President Obama now says that climate change is one of the top priorities for his second term. The President has been almost completely silent in his defense of the scientific community. If he wants to elevate the issue, he must defend the science. Period. As part of his 2012 “person of the year” interview with Time magazine, Obama said that he would make environmental issues—particularly climate change—a major focus in the next four years. “And so, on an issue like climate change, … Continue reading