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Obama to Address Threat of Warming Arctic at Climate Conference

President Barack Obama is traveling Monday to Alaska to meet with residents and deliver an address at a conference where U.S. and foreign officials, scientists and locals are gathering to discuss the effects of climate change on the Arctic region. The goal of the GLACIER conference, according to the White House, is to boost awareness of how the effects of higher temperatures in the Arctic are affecting the rest of the world and what people can do in response. The issue was the focus of...

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