Both Bad and Good in Bush's Climate Change Speech
Publication Date: April 2008
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Ben Lieberman
Keywords: Energy and environment; energy; Environment; climate
Coverage: United States
President George W. Bush, in a speech delivered at the White House on Wednesday, April 16, suggested that he will support federal limits on greenhouse gas emissions. This appears to be a reversal after seven years of opposition to mandatory controls on energy in the name of fighting climate change. Indeed, some worried that the speech would announce a final-year capitulation on the issue.