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article imageAl Gore meets with President Obama on climate change

By Andrew Moran     Dec 7, 2009 in Politics
Former United States Vice-President Al Gore met with President Barack Obama on Monday ahead of the climate summit in Copenhagen, Denmark to discuss climate change and the goals of the United Nations.
The climate summit of 2009 in Copenhagen, Denmark began on Monday and in the opening talks, the Saudi Arabian climate negotiator called for an independent international investigation into Climategate, reports Digital Journal.
United States President Barack Obama will attend the climate conference at the end of next week on December 18, notes Taragana. First, the President will pick up his Nobel peace prize in Oslo, Norway when he leaves Washington on Wednesday
The President, however, will meet with US business and environmental leaders on Monday and Tuesday on climate change negotiations, according to Reuters. Obama met with Academy Award Winner and fellow Nobel laureate, Al Gore, on Monday afternoon to discuss the climate change issues in Copenhagen.
Gore, according to AFP, will help by briefing Pres. Obama before his meetings with the business and environmental leaders.
NPR reports that the White House issued an announcement on the meeting between the two:
“In advance of his Wednesday meeting with business and environmental leaders at the White House regarding the Copenhagen conference, the President will meet with former Vice President Al Gore this afternoon in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.”
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