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Barack Obama arrives in Downing Street for G20 talks with Gordon Brown

US president cheered by No 10 staff as he and wife Michelle arrive for discussions with prime minister

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Obama climate adviser open to geo-engineering to tackle global warming

The global warming situation has become so dire that Barack Obama's chief scientific adviser has raised with the president the possibility of massive-scale technological fixes to alter the climate known as 'geo-engineering'.

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Obama launches National Information Literacy Awareness month 2009

Launch of National Information Literacy Awareness Month, which highlights the need for all Americans to be adept in the skills necessary to effectively navigate the Information Age. This new type of literacy also requires competency with communication technologies, including computers and mobile devices that can help in our day-to-day decisionmaking.

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Obama is going to Copenhagen

The US President will be making a one-day stopover during the first part of the UN climate conference in the Danish capital where he is expected to announce an American emissions reduction target of 17 percent.

Future of low carbon energy / In The News / Obama is going to Copenhagen