After Mitt Romney mocked climate change during his convention speech, President Obama came out forecefully in support of addressing the climate crisis during his speech:
"And yes, my plan will continue to reduce the carbon pollution that is heating our planet – because climate change is not a hoax. More droughts and floods and wildfires are not a joke. They’re a threat to our children’s future. And in this election, you can do something about it."
Watch an excerpt of the president's speech below.