Professor Kammen on uncertainties with Keystone XL pipeline

November, 2012
Leader Post

CALGARY — Newly-elected President Barack Obama will look to Canada for co-operation in implementing new policies to combat global warming, predicts a U.S. environmental expert.

The topic of climate change — absent from much of the recent American election campaign — appears to be back on Obama’s agenda after the president directly referenced global warming in Tuesday’s acceptance speech.

“We want our children to live in an America ... that isn’t threatened by the destructive power of a warming planet,” he said.