Indonesian election: Poll shows late Jokowi rebound, country braces for a close result
Beijing's new map: South China Sea rivals respond
Australia's economic growth secret: It's not mining, and it's not micro reform...
Indonesian election: Jokowi scores in extra time, but will it be enough?
Australia's economy: Luck will favour the prepared
China's foreign aid: New facts and figures
Prabowo loses election, but how will he respond?
Australians shifting on climate change
Will Aung San Suu Kyi be president? Odds are lengthening
Japanese collective self-defence: Abe's changes won't help
Does inequality make a country less secure?
Climate change: Australia takes it seriously, and so should Abbott
When should the IMF apologise?
Australia will miss SBY. America won't.
Australia in Asia: Who is our best friend?
PNG: O'Neill survives, rule-of-law suffers
China: Why Pu Zhiqiang's arrest matters for all of us
Philippine-US security pact: Implications for the pivot and the South China Sea
Obama-Abbott defence agreement: More than meets the eye
Assessing Australia's UN performance
Hugh White's Middle East doesn't exist
Clive James: Politics and The Sopranos
Development links: Climate change, Jeffrey Sachs, corruption and more
26 June 2013 11:53AM
Is Climate change finally back on the US agenda? Yesterday President Obama gave a
major speech outlining his Administration's plans.
Mostly domestic, the President's address did state 'The world still looks to America to lead...We've got a vital role to play—we can't stand on the sidelines.'
Al Gore quickly released a statement
: 'The best climate speech by any US president, ever'. The Word Resources Institute commented that Obama's Climate Action Plan '
can truly reset the climate agenda
'. Here's the
White House Climate Action Plan inforgraphic
; scroll to the bottom to see international actions.
Can apps and technology save the world?
Is there such as thing as
Jeffrey Sachs' ambitious model village project to fight poverty:
there's no way to tell if it's working
. (Thanks Steve.)
Interested in development and like watching
? You'll appreciate this, an amusing piece from Sophia Kagan on why '
fixing' dysfunctional states is a bit like fixing dysfunctional families
Postive video from 14 'warriors' in the Pacific on the threat of rising sea levels: 'We are not drowning – we are fighting!'
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