Barack Obama encourages Australian youths to take climate change seriously

AUDREY COURTY   In a veiled swipe at the Abbott government, US President Barack Obama directly pleaded with Australia’s youth to pressure politicians to tackle climate change. Speaking at the University of Queensland three days … [Read more...]

US President Barack Obama in pictures

KIMBERLEY MCCOSKER   United States President Barack Obama addressed Brisbane students at an exclusive event at the University of Queensland this afternoon. He announced a $3 billion pledge to the United Nations Green Climate Fund as … [Read more...]

UN Secretary General urges G20 leaders to back Green Climate Fund

AMY MITCHELL-WHITTINGTON United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called on G20 leaders to pledge to the Green Climate Fund to help reduce carbon emissions in developing nations. The United Nations Green Climate Fund redistributes … [Read more...]

The speech that set social media aflutter

TOM MANN President Barack Obama's speech at the University of Queensland today not only captivated those sitting in the audience, as millions tuned in across the world to hear the United States leader address Australia. The streets in the heart … [Read more...]