WHAT OTHERS SAY: The climate change debate — pay now, or pay much more later

Friday, June 28, 2013 | 2:44 p.m. CDT; updated 3:44 p.m. CDT, Friday, June 28, 2013

In announcing to the nation bold but tardy plans to take executive action to combat climate change, President Barack Obama framed the debate in terms of future generations: