I signed a petition asking my Missouri Senators to approve President Obama's nomination of Gina McCarthy as the next Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. But with so many things in our nation's capital these days, decisions are left unmade and our lives hang in the balance. McCarthy was nominated on March 4, 2013. Her … Continue reading Sens. McCaskill and Blunt Respond to Requests to Approve EPA Administrator Nomination
Pursuing an aggressive and diverse early second-term agenda, President Obama gave deserved attention to issues of climate change, renewable energy and improving energy efficiency. In the first State of the Union Address for his second term, President Obama again called on support for climate change action, saying "We can choose to believe that Superstorm Sandy, … Continue reading President Obama Issues Climate Change and Energy Challenge
To the chagrin of many climate skeptics, President Obama issued a bold proclamation during his second-term inaugural speech... “We will respond to the threat of climate change...” His message was one of intergenerational equity, today's reality, and American ingenuity to address the issue of climate change.