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Obama: Climate change will be an 'important test for humanity and our political system’

As the culmination of the White House’s South by South Lawn, a festival celebrating arts and innovation in the style of South by Southwest, President Obama devoted an entire hour to a discussion about climate change. Sharing the stage with climate scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe and actor Leonardo DiCaprio (who moderated the discussion), the President discussed the need for technological breakthroughs related to climate, ways to facilitate action around environmental preservation, and the chances of implementing a carbon tax.
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