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Obama focuses on climate change ahead of Earth Day

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 01:52

In his weekly address, President Obama talks about the need to combat the threat of climate change. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Ahead of Earth day, President Obama says climate change can "no longer be denied or ignored." In his weekly address, he talked about the need to combat the threat of climate change saying "2014 was the planet's warmest year on record." He plans to visit the Florida Everglades on Wednesday for Earth Day to highlight how climate change can threaten the economy. "The Everglades is one of the most special places in our country. But it's also one of the most fragile. Rising sea levels are putting a national treasure - and an economic engine for the South Florida tourism industry - at risk," said Obama.

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Obama focuses on climate change ahead of Earth Day

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 01:52