Obama Calls For More Solar To Help Battle Climate Change

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U.S President Barack Obama has put solar and other renewables in the spotlight as part of a plan to reduce the nation's carbon emissions.
The President also expressed his growing impatience with lawmakers in denial over humanity's role in climate change, stating "We don't have time for a meeting of the Flat Earth Society."
During the first term of Obama's Presidency, the United States more than doubled generation of electricity from wind, solar, and geothermal sources. Under The President's Climate Action Plan (PDF), a goal has been set to double renewable electricity generation once again by 2020.

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