Podesta questions why environmentalists would challenge Obama’s energy strategy

January 17, 2014 11:33 PM

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President Obama's senior adviser John D. Podesta rebuked U.S. environmental leaders Friday for challenging the White House's energy strategy, saying he was "surprised" they would question his commitment to addressing climate change.

In a two-page letter obtained by The Washington Post, Podesta provided a detailed account of steps Obama has taken to reduce the nation's greenhouse gas emissions, and others he has pledged to undertake as part of the climate action plan he unveiled in June. Podesta, who has spent several years cham...

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