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Obama to Attend UN Climate Summit in Show of U.S. Commitment

Oct. 15, 2021, 9:00 AM

Former President Barack Obama plans to attend the United Nations climate summit next month in Glasgow as the White House looks to flood the pivotal meeting with dignitaries to demonstrate U.S. commitment to curb global warming.

Obama will meet with young activists and deliver remarks on the threat posed by climate change during his time in Scotland, his office said in a statement. President Joe Biden is planning a show of force at the summit, attending himself along with at least a dozen top American officials.

The former president “will lay out the important progress made in the five years ...

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