Former US president Barack Obama arrives at the COP26 summit. Photo: dpa
Former US president Barack Obama arrives at the COP26 summit. Photo: dpa
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COP26: Barack Obama calls out China, Russia for lack of urgency on climate efforts

  • Obama’s presence comes as part of a show of force by US officials who are fanning across the summit to argue the country has never stopped fighting climate change
  • He began his day in a session on island resilience, sitting alongside representatives from Fiji, Grenada and the Marshall Islands – nations particularly vulnerable to encroaching seas

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Former US president Barack Obama arrives at the COP26 summit. Photo: dpa
Former US president Barack Obama arrives at the COP26 summit. Photo: dpa
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