Friday, December 18, 2009

Copenhagen climate summit: Barack Obama arrives

Barack Obama has arrived in Denmark to join fellow world leaders on the final day of an international climate conference.

The White House hopes the U.S. president's last-hours involvement on Friday will help seal a broad agreement to combat global warming. So far, the 193-nation meeting is running into serious problems reaching an agreement to be presented to the leaders.

Arriving after an overnight flight from Washington, Mr Obama is bringing little new beyond pleas for other nations to step up and earnest promises of U.S. seriousness. Read more.

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