Obama takes aim at changing climate, unveils major plan
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"What he’s proposing isn’t big enough, doesn’t move fast enough, to match the terrifying magnitude of the climate crisis," Snape said.
Others hailed the plan, galvanized by the fact that Obama was taking action on his own after the reluctance in Congress to tackle the issue using legislation.
"The president nailed it: this can’t wait," said Frances Beinecke, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council. "We will cut this carbon pollution today so our children don’t inherit climate chaos tomorrow."
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