In Alaska, Obama to walk fine line on climate change, energy

This photo taken Aug. 4, 2012, shows tourists walking to Exit Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park just outside Seward, Alaska. President Barack Obama will visit Alaska next week to press for urgent global action to combat climate change, even as he carefully calibrates his message in a state heavily dependent on oil. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)WASHINGTON (AP) — With melting glaciers and rising seas as his backdrop, President Barack Obama will visit Alaska next week to press for urgent global action to combat climate change, even as he carefully calibrates his message in a state heavily dependent on oil.

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