21.11.2008 - Obama calls for carbon trading scheme, vows strong action on climate
From Ictsd.net: US President-elect Barack Obama pledged on Tuesday to “engage vigorously” on climate change issues upon entering office in January. “Climate change and our dependence on foreign oil, if left unaddressed, will continue to weaken our economy and threaten our national security,” he said. “Too often,” Obama said, Washington has failed to match the leadership displayed by various US governors and required on an international level in order to confront the challenges posed by climate change..... Full Article: Source