'Alopi Latukefu on 7.30: Australia’s rhetoric on climate change needs to be matched with action

Last-minute negotiations are taking place in Dubai at the UN's climate conference, as representatives from nearly 200 nations try to agree on the future of oil, gas and coal. A draft deal stopped short of calling for the phasing out of the use of fossil fuels - a position that countries including Australia, the US and the UK would not back. Pacific Island states said the draft deal would be their death certificate. It's hoped an agreement can be reached in the final hours before the summit ends. [Source: ABC]

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