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View Diary: Good news: Obama, Quietly, Prepares to Act on Climate. Bad News: Too Late? (105 comments)

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  •  I can fully accept that he had to wait to be (11+ / 0-)

    re-elected to take strong pioneering steps toward climate control. But it is time we really didn't have.

    While I have some hope that the global community will begin a massive turn-around from our present course, we need strong leadership and probably for more than four years.  

    That requires an on-going consensus to attack climate change.  And there is where my pessimism comes in:  Republicans will use any possible tool, true or false, to gain power, even if it means damaging the nation or the planet.

    "The law is meant to be my servant and not my master, still less my torturer and my murderer." -- James Baldwin. July 11, 1966.

    by YucatanMan on Sun Dec 02, 2012 at 08:43:58 PM PST

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