UPDATE 12:03: Thank goodness, President Obama is talking extensively about climate change (“We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children…”) and clean energy (“We cannot cede to other nations the technology that will power new jobs and new industries – we must claim its promise.”), by far the #1 challenge for humanity in the 21st century. Now, it’s time for action.
UPDATE 12:08 pm: Click here for a full transcript of President Obama’s address.
UPDATE 12:09 pm: Great line – “Progress does not compel us to settle centuries-long debates about the role of government for all time – but it does require us to act in our time.”
UPDATE 12:23 pm: I loved that poem, it really summed up so much, so beautifully. Great job by Richard Blanco.