Via CNSNews:

Raising millions out of abject poverty in Africa would engender a global warming disaster if done before “we find new ways of producing energy,” President Obama said Saturday at a town hall event in Johannesburg, South Africa.

“Ultimately, if you think about all the youth that everybody has mentioned here in Africa, if everybody is raising living standards to the point where everybody has got a car and everybody has got air conditioning, and everybody has got a big house, well, the planet will boil over — unless we find new ways of producing energy.”