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United States should lead on climate change

Kansas City Star: President Barack Obama called on Americans last week to renew the battle against climate change. This line from his inaugural address garnered deserved attention: "We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations." But pause the tape right there. First, Obama in his four years as president already has taken several actions aimed at reducing carbon emissions, primarily through increased fuel efficiency rules...