Environmentalists are trying a new strategy to bring climate change into the 2012 White House race: Work the refs.
The League of Conservation Voters has launched a petition drive pressing the moderator of the first presidential debate, Jim Lehrer of PBS, to ask about the topic. The first debate is Oct. 3.
“We urge you to ask President Obama and Gov. Romney how they will confront the greatest challenge of our generation — climate change,” states the online petition, launched Wednesday.
For more on this story, visit: Enviros want climate question at Obama-Romney debate – The Hill’s E2-Wire.