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28 May 2017 08:50 (South Africa)

Obama criticised for lack of specifics in call for clean energy

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

In his Oval Office speech on Tuesday night, US President Barack Obama said the oil spill provided a chance for the US to break away from its dependence on fossil fuels. However, his call for energy legislation lacked any specific details, leaving people frustrated. It's looking increasingly unlikely that a climate change bill will be approved by congress before the mid-term elections. Read more: Reuters

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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