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Fred Krupp Reacts to President Obama's Inaugural Climate Promise

Published: January 26, 2013


By Steve Curwood


Fred Krupp, president of the Environmental Defense Fund. (Photo: Environmental Defense Fund)


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Fred Krupp, president of the Environmental Defense Fund, discusses with Steve Curwood the pledge by President Obama to make climate change a main focus of the second term of his presidency.

Fred Krupp, president of the Environmental Defense Fund discusses the inaugural promise of President Obama to make climate change a centerpiece of policy during his second term. Congress may be recalcitrant, but the President has a number of administrative options to address the growing climate crisis, Krupp says. These options include tighter emissions standards for power plants and federal procurement.

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