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Obama calls for action on climate change, takes aim at doubters
Obama calls for action on climate change, takes aim at doubters

President Obama, in an address speech to UC Irvine graduates Saturday, took aim at congressional Republicans and others who dispute climate change, saying they posed a threat to the future. The president told those gathered at Angel Stadium in Anaheim for the university's 50th anniversary commencement ceremony that there was a pattern to those who said climate change was not tied to humans. "They say when they're asked about climate change, 'Hey, look, I'm not a scientist.' " Obama said to applause. "I'll translate that for you. What that really means is: 'I know that man-made climate change really is happening, but if I admit it...