Photo Gallery Is America Ready to Act to Save the Planet?

Never before has a US government been as serious in its warnings against the dangers of climate change as President Barack Obama and his cabinet. But is this just talk, or is Washington also prepared to take action?
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Foto: Ethan Miller/ Getty Images
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Foto: Michael Buckner/ Getty Images for CineVegas
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Foto: MANDEL NGAN/ AFP
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Foto: Klaus Brinkbäumer
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Foto: Klaus Brinkbäumer
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Foto: David McNew/ Getty Images