Australia: UN climate change report modifications shock lead author

The “World Heritage and Tourism in a Changing Climate” report is a major United Nations project that highlights the effects of climate change on World Heritage sites. Naturally, you’d think that big Australian tourist spots like the Great Barrier Reef and Kakadu would be featured prominently in the report. However, the lead author expressed shock on Friday after finding out that all references to Australia had been removed in the final version, after intervention from the Australian government.

See my article about this shocking revelation over here at The Canary.

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