by Janet RitzCross-posted on The Huffington Post
The contributing writers have just completed a conference call to discuss which 2008 U.S. presidential candidate we felt would be most effective on the environment.
The consensus: Senator Barack Obama.
That is not to imply there would be any lack of support for whoever wins the Democratic nomination. The consensus is that we'd be fortunate with any Democrat in the White House and that we would all work diligently for a Democratic outcome once the nomination is settled.
That being said, here are our reasons for choosing Senator Obama...