White House Issues Bold Climate Change Warning

Jul 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Climate Change

Putting off expensive measures to curb climate change will only cost the United States more in the long run, the White House said Tuesday in a report meant to bolster a series of actions President Barack Obama has proposed to address global warming.

“Each decade we delay acting results in an added cost of dealing with the problem of an extra 40 percent,” said Jason Furman, chairman of Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers.

“We know way more than enough to justify acting today,” Furman told reporters.

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