He's addressing costs alright - in the role of a "green" sabateur trying to force a change in the market paradigm by deliberately suppressing oil supply.
Actually, the thrust is two-fold. Not only does he manage to look like he is “doing something”, he is diverting valuable infrastructure and financing AWAY from what could be effective means of assuring more real energy resources get into the hands of people who need and can profitably put to use those resources.
Solar-produced electricity will never successfully launch even one aircraft. Doesn’t stop them from trying to sell the concept.
Dictator Baby-Doc Barack is proving himself to be a blithering idiot.
Obama says what he thinks his audience wants to be true, and then expects us to believe his lie.