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In his inaugural address yesterday, President Barack Obama indicated that he will continue his commitment to clean energy during his second term. According to the president, sustainable energy sources will be an essential part of addressing climate change and creating domestic jobs.

"We, the people, still believe that our obligations as Americans are not just to ourselves, but to all posterity," Obama said. “We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations. Some may still deny the overwhelming judgment of science, but none can avoid the devastating impact of raging fires and crippling drought and more powerful storms. 

“The path toward sustainable energy sources will be long and sometimes difficult,” he continued. “But America cannot resist this transition - we must lead it. We cannot cede to other nations the technology that will power new jobs and new industries - we must claim its promise.”




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