Obama Tackles Climate Change

Meets with Al Gore to discuss global warming crisis

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In an abrupt change from Bush administration policy, President-Elect Barack Obama met with enviro superstar, former vice president, and all-around PowerPoint wizard Al Gore today to discuss how to handle the climate change crisis.

Obama hopes to weave solutions for climate change and the economic crisis together by investing in alternative energy technologies and jobs.

If we’re lucky, maybe our great-grandchildren will get to see glaciers after all. But our kids and grandkids are still probably screwed—sorry, Ted Jr. and Ted the III.

—”Grandpa” Ted Alvarez

Obama vows action on global warming (Boston Globe)