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At last, it's climate-change time for Obama

Friday 25 Jan 13 9:00am

By PETER GRIFFIN in Washington. Emboldened by a decisive defeat of his rival in November’s US election, President Barack Obama has outlined a progressive agenda for his second and final term, including rekindling efforts to combat climate change.

In doing so, Obama is taking advantage of the very force that has driven much climate skepticism through the years – a tendency to favour personal anecdote over empirical evidence.

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