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Press Release: President-Elect Barack Obama to Deliver Taped Greeting to Bi-Partisan Governors Climate Summit
November 18, 2008
Washington – President-elect Barack Obama will deliver a surprise message by video to the Bi-Partisan Governors Global Climate Summit in Los Angeles, California, this morning. Obama will discuss his commitment to marking a new chapter in America's leadership on climate change that will strengthen our security and create millions of new jobs in the process.

The hosts of the Summit include governors of states who have been at the forefront of the climate debate: Governors Rod Blagojevich (IL), Charlie Crist (FL), Jim Doyle (WI), Arnold Schwarzenegger (CA), and Kathleen Sebelius (KS), as well as representatives of approximately 22 other states; government officials from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Poland, the UK, and others.

Citation: Barack Obama: "Press Release: President-Elect Barack Obama to Deliver Taped Greeting to Bi-Partisan Governors Climate Summit", November 18, 2008. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=84874.
 
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