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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

In Surprise Speech, Obama Promises Global Leadership On Climate Change

Obama's commitment to battling global warming and casts it as an economic and national security issue:

"The United States cannot meet this challenge alone," Obama says. Solving this problem will require all of us working together...I look forward to working with all nations to meet this challenge in the coming years."

Obama also sends a message to leaders preparing to gather at the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference: "Let me also say a special word to the delegates from around the world who will gather at Poland next month: your work is vital to the planet."

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