UPDATE 9-22: Speech concluded. SEE VIDEO OF OBAMA'S SPEECH HERE
Obama will speak at the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon's Climate Change Summit on Sept. 22 at 9:15 am eastern. The speech is likely to be live streamed at cnn.com, msnbc.com and whitehouse.com/live:
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is convening a Summit on Climate Change – on 22 September 2009 – to focus Heads of State and Government on the need for urgent action, and to mobilize the highest level political will needed to reach a fair, effective, and scientifically ambitious global climate deal at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen this December.Read the background document on the summit here.
The Summit aims to advance the negotiations, but is not a negotiating session itself. It provides a forum where leaders can discuss fundamental issues, find common ground and provide guidance to their negotiators. The main outcome of the Summit will be captured in a Chair’s Summary. UN
Here is the schedule.