by Will Greene
For five years supporters of President Obama who also support decisive action on climate change have been forced to wait patiently for leadership from the 44th President of the United States.
In 2008 and 2009 the prospects of federal climate action seemed imminent and inevitable. A new clean energy economy was on the horizon. Republican standard-bearers such as Newt Gingrich and John McCain were on the bandwagon and even leading the charge (watch video).