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Harrison Ford hits out at worldwide inaction on climate change

Updated December 09, 2015 20:55:17 Hollywood heavyweight Harrison Ford has told the ABC he hopes world leaders can “finally do something” about climate modify as he launched a broadside at squabbling globe powers. For the duration of an interview with 7.30, Ford said the consequences of inaction were dire. “Nature will take care of itself…


Holoscenes art installation causes climate change splash in Miami

Updated December 06, 2015 16:06:59 A confronting art installation inspired by rising sea levels is making a splash at this year’s Art Basel fair in Miami. Art Basel is an international modern and contemporary art fair staged in Switzerland, the United States and Hong Kong every year. This year the works on display include everything…


UN adopts climate-saving draft as stars add voices to call for change

Updated December 06, 2015 09:05:44 Negotiators from 195 nations have delivered a blueprint for a pact to save mankind from disastrous worldwide warming, raising hopes that decades of arguments will finally finish with a historic agreement in Paris. cop21 blueprint crucial points The planned deal would aim to break the world’s dependence on fossil fuels…


Early days but late nights for climate change negotiators in Paris

Posted December 04, 2015 10:53:48 It is nevertheless early days in the two-week extended negotiations for a new international agreement to limit climate alter, but negotiators are currently operating into the early hours of the morning. Key points: Friday deadline to lock in globe-wide deal to limit global warming Final agreement expected to limit boost…


Chasing storms: Surreal portraits ignite conversation on climate change

Posted December 02, 2015 14:18:17 Map: United States Chasing storms across the United States, with only 15 minutes to take the perfect shot. Photographers Benjamin Von Wong and Kelly DeLay set out to create a set of surreal portraits set in front of dramatic storms to highlight the dangers of climate adjust. Conservation photographer Benjamin…


World’s biggest polluter wants to lead fight against climate change

Posted November 29, 2015 07:00:37 Photo: Provincial governments in China have issued 155 permits for new coal-fired power plants, despite the country’s efforts to reduce emissions. (ABC: Bill Birtles) Regardless of pumping as a lot carbon dioxide into the atmosphere as the subsequent four biggest polluters combined, China will use this week’s UN conference in…


Security steps up in Paris as confidence builds for climate change action

Updated November 28, 2015 12:36:26 The “stars seem to be aligning” for severe action on climate alter, UN secretary common says, but the threat of extremist violence threatens to overshadow essential climate change talks in Paris this week in the wake of terror attacks in the French capital a fortnight ago. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull…


Thousands turn out in Brisbane march calling for climate change action

Posted November 28, 2015 12:18:05 Photo: Thousands collect in Queen’s Park for a climate action rally by way of Brisbane. (ABC News: Matt Eaton) Map: Brisbane 4000 About five,000 folks have braved hot and humid weather in the Brisbane CBD for a climate change rally ahead of United Nations climate talks in Paris subsequent week….


$US2.2 trillion in fossil fuel projects ‘unviable because of climate change’

Updated November 25, 2015 22:28:17 A former investment banker turned climate modify adviser says planet risks constructing trillions of dollars worth of uneconomic fossil fuel projects over the subsequent ten years because of measures to limit international warming. Analysis analyst Mark Fulton is the lead author of a report by London based environmental consider tank…