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Obama Is Heading To Alaska To Highlight Climate Change — Despite Arctic Drilling Approval

VICE News is closely tracking global environmental change. Check out the Tipping Point blog here. When Barack Obama heads north to Alaska next week, he'll be getting a firsthand look at a place where climate change is no longer theoretical. He'll see glaciers that are pulling back sharply, their water adding to the rise of oceans around the world. He'll see a shoreline that's losing several feet a year to the sea now without the ice floes that once shielded it.
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