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US President Barack Obama stressed America's commitments and the need for global unity during an
address to the Copenhagen climate conference.


LEIGH SALES, PRESENTER: The President of the United States Barack Obama has been addressing the
Copenhagen summit. Here's a bit of what he had to say.

BARACK OBAMA, US PRESIDENT: Ladies and gentlemen, there's no time to waste. America's made our
choice, we have charted our course, we have made our commitments, we will do what we say. Now I
believe it's the time for the nations and the people of the world to come together behind a common
purpose. We are ready to get this done today. But there has to be movement on all sides, to
recognise that it is better for us to act than to talk. It's better for us to choose action over
inaction, the future over the past and with courage and faith I believe that we can meet our
responsibilities to our people and the future of our planet.