Slate Mag upset at Obama on climate change: Carbon tax isn’t going to happen: ‘He made it plain that isn’t about to change in his second term’
Obama's stance 'amounts to this: 1. Climate change is real. 2. We have an obligation to future generations to do something about it. 3. Doing something about it will require tough political choices. 4. I'm not willing to push for those tough political choices. Statements 1), 2), and 3) are almost verbatim. A few people might quibble over exactly how 4) should be worded'