Climate Change Likely To Stay Back-Burner Issue For Obama

Law360, New York (January 17, 2013, 6:29 PM EST) -- As his second term begins Sunday, President Barack Obama is facing significant pressure to dive headlong into climate change, but experts expect the administration to continue its slow and steady approach to emissions regulation and renewable energy while the national debt and gun control dominate the agenda.

Public interest groups, Senate lawmakers and several states have been calling for more stringent restrictions on greenhouse gases like methane, increased investment in solar and wind technologies, and other steps to stem the tide of climate change in the wake...
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