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Fri May 9, 2014, 06:49 PM

Obama calls climate change ‘fact’, announces new energy intiatives

Climate change is a “fact” and requires immediate action, President Obama said Friday at a Walmart store in California, where he announced a series of sustainable energy initiatives.

“Two years ago I ordered $2 billion in energy upgrades to federal buildings. Today I’m ordering an additional $2 billion in upgrades over the next three years. And these upgrades will create tens of thousands of construction jobs and save taxpayers billions of dollars,” Obama said.

Obama also announced that more than 300 organizations have agreed to expand solar energy, moves that he said will be good for the economy in the long run.

The president also proved he’s personally committed to sustainable energy. The White House announced on Friday that the first family’s residence has been equipped with American-made solar panels – part of an energy retrofit aimed at improving the building’s overall energy efficiency.

Other measures to reduce the first family’s carbon footprint include the installation of variable-speed fans and updated building controls at their home.

http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/solar-panels-installed-first-family-residence?cid=sm_twitter

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So Keystone is a Dead Deal . right Mr. President

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