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UN chief visits Greenland to witness impact of global warming

Mar 27, 2014    

United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday saw first-hand the impacts of climate change during a visit to Greenland, where the melting of ice sheets is accelerating."The secretary general has been in Greenland today to see first-hand the impacts of climate change," Xinhua quoted Farhan Haq, the deputy UN spokesperson, as saying at a daily news briefing here."He spent the morning in the town of Uummannaq, which is several hundred kilometres above the Arctic Circle." "He went dog sledding and met with indigenous people," Haq said.Together with Dan...

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