Obama opens climate change drive, bypassing Congress and urging action 'before it's too late'

  • Article by: JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 25, 2013 - 11:03 PM

WASHINGTON — Appealing for courageous action "before it's too late," President Barack Obama launched a major second-term drive Tuesday to combat climate change and secure a safer planet, bypassing Congress as he sought to set a cornerstone of his legacy.

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