President Barack Obama is preparing to unveil his long-awaited national plan to combat climate change in a major speech, he announced on Saturday.
“There’s no single step that can reverse the effects of climate change,” Obama said in an online video released by the White House. “But when it comes to the world we leave our children, we owe it to them to do what we can.”
... key issue hanging over the announcement — but unlikely to be mentioned on Tuesday — is Keystone XL ... A concerted campaign ... to persuade Obama to nix the pipeline appears to be an uphill battle. The White House insists the State Department is making the decision independently [knowing that opponents are free to use litigation to block KXL indefinitely].Via WUWT where Anthony Watts notes that the announcement has, so far, been received by the world "with a collective yawn".