Other than stating that "climate change is not a hoax" during his acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention, President Obama hasn't had much to say about global warming issues throughout his re-election campaign. And Romney's been dead silent.
The notable lack of discussion around the issue—in a year of crazy drought and record heat—spurred a group of advocates to launch a campaign called Climate Silence to get the candidates to speak up. Many observers, including the New York Times took note.
Today, talking to MTV's Sway Williams, Obama broke the quiet. See above.