President Obama addressed the U.N. Climate Change Summit in New York City yesterday, his first before the international body of nations. It was a good speech in which President Obama called for the world to recognize and respond to the threats climate change poses to the world and society.

Here is the first few minutes of his talk, you can find a full transcript over at the Washington Post.

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President Obama talks climate change
In his first address to the UN, President Obama drives home the importance of a smart response to the dangers of climate change.