NASA scientist writes personal appeal on climate change to Obama

01/1/2009 | Guardian (London), The

The head of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies sent an open letter to President-elect Barack Obama and his wife on the urgent need to implement new policies to halt climate change. In the personal appeal, professor James Hansen and his wife urged the Obamas to take action quickly. "We write to you as fellow parents concerned about the Earth that will be inherited by our children, grandchildren, and those yet to be born," the letter said.

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