Bam left high and dry as leaders spurn climate conference

The imminent climate summit in New York is rapidly turning into an utter embarrassment for President Obama in addition to becoming a punishment round for national deputy leaders.  Aussie PM Tony Abbott today defended his decision not to hop on an earlier flight to America, so he could attend the UN climate conference in New York, because he has more important matters to attend to, such as running the country.
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