Australia PM lashes climate critics in UN speech

Australia PM lashes climate critics in UN speech

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison used his UN speech on Wednesday to slam critics of his country’s climate record and to suggest Swedish teen Greta Thunberg was being exploited by others for ulterior motives. Morrison, who snubbed a major UN climate...
More than 2 million animals perish in Bolivia wildfires

More than 2 million animals perish in Bolivia wildfires

More than two million wild animals, including jaguars, pumas and llamas, have perished in weeks of wildfires that devastated huge swaths of Bolivian forest and grassland, environmental experts said Wednesday. The fires devastated the Chiquitania tropical savanna in...
Kristalina Georgieva named IMF managing director

Kristalina Georgieva named IMF managing director

The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday formally selected Kristalina Georgieva of Bulgaria to be only the second woman ever to lead the 189-member institution. The selection had been all but guaranteed after the global crisis lender said earlier this month that...