Barack Obama urges action on climate from Arctic

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Barack Obama is in the middle of his three-day trip to the Arctic, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to visit.

Obama met with leaders from the indigenous population there. His focus is on climate change as he sees first-hand how the environment in the Arctic is changing as a result of a global warming.

He also addressed a meeting of nearly two dozen delegations in the U.S. state of Alaska. CCTV’s Sean Callebs is there.

Barack Obama urges action on climate from Arctic

Barack Obama is in the middle of his three-day trip to the Arctic, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to visit. Already, he's met with leaders from the indigenous population. His focus is on climate change as he sees first hand how the environment in the Arctic is changing as a result of a warming world. He also addressed a meeting of nearly two dozen delegations in the U.S. state of Alaska. CCTV's Sean Callebs is there.