Both Romney and Obama Avoid Talk of Climate Change

From John M. Broder, The New York Times

WASHINGTON — For all their disputes, President Obama and Mitt Romney agree that the world is warming and that humans are at least partly to blame. It remains wholly unclear what either of them plans to do about it.

Even after a year of record-smashing temperatures, drought and Arctic ice melt, none of the moderators of the four general-election debates asked about climate change, nor did either of the candidates broach the topic.

Throughout the campaign, Mr. Obama and Mr. Romney have seemed most intent on trying to outdo each other as lovers of coaloil and natural gas — the very fuels most responsible for rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

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