Is Obama an Environmentalist?

Moberg, David
August 2011
In These Times;Aug2011, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p24
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the legislation and executive actions of U.S. President Barack Obama which address the interrelated environment, energy, and climate change issues. It states that Obama increased the automobile fuel efficiency standards, under the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and invested renewable energy. Melinda Pierce of Sierra Club says that Obama's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was his greatest accomplishment on the environment.


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