You are here

In an about-face, Australia joins UN climate fund

BT_20141211_CHANGE11_1407094.jpg
The money for the fund will be allocated from Australia's foreign aid budget, says Mr Abbott

Sydney

AUSTRALIA will contribute A$200 million (S$218.7 million) over four years into a United Nations fund to help poor nations cope with global warming, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Wednesday, a major policy reversal for the embattled former climate-change sceptic.

The

sentifi.com

Market voices on:

grab

Receive $80 Grab vouchers valid for use on all Grab services except GrabHitch and GrabShuttle when you subscribe to BT All-Digital at only $0.99*/month.

Find out more at btsub.sg/promo

Powered by GET.comGetCom