A Tale Of 2 Cities: Beijing And DC On Climate Change

Law360, New York (March 13, 2013, 1:11 PM ET) -- President Obama's inaugural and State of the Union speeches put the issue of the United States government's approach to addressing climate change back on the political front burner. In his most recent speech, the president challenged Congress to take action on climate change and issued an ultimatum that his administration would act if Congress did not.

There appears to be a significant tailwind supporting administration action, according to two recently released surveys showing a substantial majority of Americans favoring further action on climate change, which may...
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