Statement of Eileen Claussen
President, Pew Center on Global Climate Change
November 5, 2008
President-elect Obama faces an array of urgent challenges when he assumes the Presidency on January 20, but I am confident that he will provide the leadership needed to enact a comprehensive climate policy that significantly reduces U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. I am equally optimistic that new leadership will provide the impetus we need to forge a strong green energy economy and restore America's standing in the world community, and I look forward with great anticipation to working with the Obama administration to achieve these critical goals.
Obama Signals Action: Eileen Claussen’s statement on President-elect Obama’s remarks to the Bi-Partisan Governors’ Global Climate Summit. (November 18, 2008)
Pew Perspective: The Obama administration should seek a greenhouse gas cap-and-trade law, argues a new Pew Center article. (November 2008)
Climate Policy & U.S. Election: In an article for the Transatlantic Climate Policy Group, Elliot Diringer discusses prospects for an international climate agreement under a new U.S. president. (October 2008)