Obama's 2nd Term: A Victory For Climate Change Advocates

Law360, New York (November 14, 2012, 3:57 PM EST) -- Shortly after winning re-election, President Barack Obama promised to take action on climate change, stating in his victory speech: “We want our children to live in an America that ... isn’t threatened by the destructive power of a warming planet.”

Although it remains to be seen whether President Obama can fully deliver on such promises, his re-election will almost certainly be viewed as a major win for climate change advocates. So what does a second term for President Obama actually mean for efforts to address global...
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