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President Obama's speech on Climate Change

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    On Tuesday, June 25th, President Obama will be masking a major speech on Climate Change AT 1:35 PM Eastern.

    USA Today, June 23, 2013: Obama to address climate change in speech Tuesday

    "Obama announced via video this weekend that he will deliver a climate change speech Tuesday, outlining "a national plan to reduce carbon pollution, prepare our country for the impacts of climate change, and lead global efforts to fight it."

    "Obama is expected to announce a series of executive actions to address global warming. Congressional legislation is considered unlikely, given the fact that Republicans control the U.S. House and have enough to mount filibusters in the Senate." Excerpt from a video promoting his speech in advance:

    "This Tuesday, I'll lay out my vision for where I believe we need to go -- a national plan to reduce carbon pollution, prepare our country for the impacts of climate change, and lead global efforts to fight it.

    "This is a serious challenge -- but it's one uniquely suited to America's strengths.

    "We'll need scientists to design new fuels, and farmers to grow them.

    "We'll need engineers to devise new sources of energy, and businesses to make and sell them.

    "We'll need workers to build the foundation for a clean energy economy.

    "And we'll need all of us, as citizens, to do our part to preserve God's creation for future generations -- our forests and waterways, our croplands and snowcapped peaks.

    "There's no single step that can reverse the effects of climate change. But when it comes to the world we leave our children, we owe it to them to do what we can.

    "So I hope you'll share this message with your friends. Because this a challenge that affects everyone -- and we all have a stake in solving it together.

    "I hope to see you Tuesday. Thank you."


    I wonder if he will address the Keystone Pipeline. But maybe he'll focus more on coal. I read where coal firm stock prices are diving in advance of Obama's speech.