Obama takes climate drive to Alaska

US President Barack Obama waves a he boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on August 31, 2015US President Barack Obama on Monday left the White House for Alaska, where he hopes to highlight the impact of climate change — and get some survival tips from TV adventure show host Bear Grylls. Obama will attend an international conference on the Arctic to deliver a speech designed to dramatically underscore the impact of global warming on the environment. Climate change is a hot-button issue in the United States, with many Republicans expressing doubts that human actions are truly influencing temperatures.

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