Obama Does Care More About Climate Change Than Bush, But He Has to Say So

Of course the president understands and cares about climate change. So why's he afraid to talk about it?

A lot of people are making a big to-do of the fact that President Obama didn't even say the words "climate change" during his State of the Union address. London's Guardian went so far as to say, in a headline, that "Barack Obama less interested than Bush" in climate change. As evidence, they included this chart, which reveals "aggregate mentions of 'climate change', 'global warming' and the 'environment' in the state of the union address since 1990."

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