President Obama said Congress "must do more to combat climate change" and act "before it is too late".
But for the sake of our children and our future, we must do more to combat climate change.
Yes, it’s true that no single event makes a trend.
But the fact is, the 12 hottest years on record have all come in the last 15.
Heat waves, droughts, wildfires, and floods – all are now more frequent and intense.
We can choose to believe that Superstorm Sandy, and the most severe drought in decades, and the worst wildfires some states have ever seen were all just a freak coincidence.
Or we can choose to believe in the overwhelming judgement of science – and act before it’s too late.
The US President's attempt to tackle recent school massacres will have fallen on deaf ears at a school which brings guns into the classroom.
The most emotional plea of President Obama's State of the Union address was a direct response to the Sandy Hook school massacre.