…As President, will you uphold our Endangered Species Act and better fund it, to protect imperiled plants and animals?
“Absolutely, and also to use the EPA’s rule-making authority and the full leverage of the Department of the Interior, to protect those species here in the United States”,he replied. “And our global leadership to work with the other powers of the planet,to make sure we are all doing our part, and obviously, climate change– with the warming of the Earth; the changing of the environment, that some of these species depend on. You know, that is diminishing their opportunity to survive.”
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