"The present political climate has run us down," he said.
In the present climate, it is nearly impossible to spend money on new spending programs.
In the present climate, his may be a voice worth paying more attention to.
In the present economic climate, he cannot cope with that situation.
In the present economic climate, I feel we are taking a backward step to the bad old days.
The model does very well at "predicting" the present climate.
In the present climate of opinion they could only damage him.
Before we go into details, though, you should understand our position in the present climate.
In short, the present climate, at least seen from here, encourages a new period of analysis and change.
That's not so easy in the present climate, when they know we hate the government.