Obama criticised for lack of specifics in call for clean energy

By Andy Rice 17 June 2010

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


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