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President Barack Obama will pressure world leaders at the United Nations climate summit next week -- including India and China -- to set ambitious carbon reduction targets after 2020, senior White House officials said Thursday.
"We are taking this summit seriously, both to show the world that the U.S. is committed to leading the fight against climate change, and to call on other leaders to step up to the plate to raise their level of ambition to take on climate change," senior adviser John Podesta told reporters on a conference call.
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