UN chief "alarmed" by melting ice caps in Greenland

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Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visits Uummannaq Greenland with the PM of Denmark and the PM of Greenland to witness the fastest moving glacier on the planet. UN Photo/Mark Garten

The UN Secretary-General has said he is alarmed by the speed at which glaciers are retreating and ice caps are melting.

Ban Ki-moon has been in Greenland to observe, at first hand, the effects of climate change on the Arctic Circle.

His visit comes ahead of a global summit on climate to be held at the United Nations in September.

Daniel Dickinson reports.

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