Look, we don’t want to be dismissive of President Barack Obama’s latest environmental policy change, a proposed 30% reduction in carbon emissions from power plants. While it’s a positive step in the right direction, is it also too little, too late? Even John Podesta, a senior adviser to Obama, is cynical about what kind of real impact this move will have.
Podesta was candid in an interview with Harper’s Magazine. “Fifty years from now, is that going to seem like enough?” Podesta asked in reference to Obama’s most recent environmental plan. “I think the answer to that is going to be no.”