Kerry urges global bid to stem climate change

Posted: February 17, 2014 at 3:31 a.m.

Secretary of State John Kerry gestures during a speech on climate change on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, in Jakarta. Kerry called for a "global solution" for climate change in the first of several speeches he will deliver this year on the topic. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, Pool)

JAKARTA, Indonesia — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday called climate change perhaps the world’s “most fearsome” weapon of mass destruction and criticized those who deny its existence or question its causes, comparing them to people who insisted the Earth is flat.

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