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Obama's Frustrating Answer to Climate Change

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Published on Nov 16, 2012

"Environmental advocates have expressed frustration with the lack of discussion of climate change in the presidential race this year, a reticence that persisted even after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. On Wednesday, in his first post-election news conference, President Obama offered his most extensive remarks on climate change in months. They did not particularly thrill environmentalists.

The president said that it was impossible to attribute a specific weather event to global warming, but noted there have been an extraordinary number of severe weather events in North America and around the globe."*

Cenk Uygur, Ben Mankiewicz (Host, Turner Classic Movies), and John Iadarola (Host, TYT University) discuss Obama's address of climate change and renewable energy and the Keystone Pipeline. Jayar Jackson weighs in.

*Read more from John Broder/ New York Times:
http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/1...

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