On June 25, President Barack Obama delivered a historic speech on the climate crisis, detailing the history of our understanding of the science, calling upon all of us to be warriors for the protection of our planet, and noting the severe risks we face if we do not take extensive measures TODAY to reduce carbon pollution. On this special episode of “On the Green Front,” we broadcast President Obama’s historic speech unedited–it is a speech that could rival his 2004 address to the Democratic National Convention in terms of its long-term impact!
Today in Washington, Heather Zichal, President Obama's point person on climate and energy issues spoke about what's ahead on climate policy. Among those on the panel was Anne Kelly, Program Director with the business investment group, CERES tells us what was discussed at this important meeting.
The group Climate Parents is applauding this week's decision by the Kansas state school board to green light new standards for K-12 that will teach climate change and evolution as key scientific concepts. Climate Parents' Director, Lisa Hoyos, talks about the group's efforts to organize American families around awareness and action on global warming.