- President Obama says critics always wrong with dire predictions
- Administration officials say it will build jobs, benefit the economy
- The regulations will prevent up to 6,600 premature deaths, the EPA says
- Plan will cost up to $8.8 billion annually but bring benefits worth $55-$93 billion, EPA says
(CNN)For decades, U.S. climate change policy amounted to a hypocrisy associated with bad parenting: "Do as I say, not as I do."