He spoke in Georgetown University, Washington DC, unveiling the plan's goals and strategies.
“We, the people, still believe that our obligations as Americans are not just to ourselves, but to
all posterity. We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so
would betray our children and future generations."
The President's focus was on the future. Although he acknowledged the long and laborious road ahead, his speech resonated with a confidence in the American people.
Obama called upon the country to "stand up" and lead the way for renewable energy. In order to tackle the present issue of Climate Change, Obama stated that it was the responsibility of America, and it's people to lead the way.
With each small step taken, we get closer to the giant leap of an energy efficient society.
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