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Obama calls for more aggressive fight against climate change
Obama calls for more aggressive fight against climate change

President Obama on Tuesday called on both emerging economies and world powers to take more aggressive steps to slow climate change, saying "nobody gets a pass” on addressing the foremost challenge of the century. In brief remarks at the U.N. during a summit on climate change, the president acknowledged the many crises facing world leaders, but argued none will match the potential damage of small shifts in the temperature already causing extreme drought, hurricanes and wildfires across the globe. “There’s one issue that will define the contours of this century more than any other,” Obama said. “That is the urgent and growing threat of a changing...

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