Nightly News   |  February 17, 2013

Rally urges action from Obama on climate change

Thousands gathered in Washington, D.C. to demand action from President Obama on climate change. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

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>>> the issue of climate change drew a big crowd, demanding action today in washington. thousands of people marched past the white house and urged president obama to take strong measures to combat climate change . they called for greater support of clean energy technologies and voiced opposition to the controversial xl keystone pipeline that would carry oil from canada to the gulf of mexico .