The Minister for Water Resources David Littleproud speaks to reporters in Canberra announcing the federal government is appointing an Inspector-General to oversee the governance of the Murray-Darling basin. "This will be a statutory position, one that will report to me and the Murray Darling state ministers," Mr Littleproud says. "It will be holding to account the Murray-Darling basin authority, the commonwealth government and state governments," he states. "He or she will have the power to compel evidence".
The cows of Qatar's Baladna farm, housed in climate-controlled farms in the desert, exemplify the lengths to which Qatar has gone to resist what it calls an economic "blockade" enforced by its Saudi-led neighbours.
The Prime Minister Scott Morrison supported by senior cabinet colleagues speaking to the media in Canberra announces a suite of measures to alleviate the financial impacts of the drought across the country. Mr Morrison says the government will increase the financial support from $350 million to $1 billion, plus an extra $1billion dollars available as interest free loans to farmers and small businesses. The prime minister also announces that Commonwealth will pay the South Australia government to use desalination water as a replacement of the 100 giga-litres of water that will be diverted to famers on the Murray river so they can use it to produce fodder for stock.
Drug cartel gunmen ambushed three SUVs along a dirt road, slaughtering at least six children and three women — all of them U.S. citizens living in northern Mexico — in a grisly attack that left one vehicle a burned-out, bullet-riddled hulk, authorities said Tuesday. The dead included 8-month-old twins. Eight children were found alive after escaping from the vehicles and hiding in the brush, but at least five had bullet wounds or other injuries and were taken to Tucson for treatment. The attackers apparently killed one woman, Christina Langford Johnson, after she jumped out of her vehicle and waved her hands to show she wasn't a threat, according to an account published by family members and corroborated by prosecutors and a relative in a telephone interview. A relative, Austin Cloes, says Johnson may have saved her infant daughter by placing her on the floor of the SUV. Around the ambush scene, which stretched for miles, investigators found over 200 shell casings, mostly from assault rifles. The attack took place Monday in a remote, mountainous area in northern Mexico where the Sinaloa cartel has been engaged in a turf war. The victims had set out to see relatives in Mexico; one woman was headed to the airport in Phoenix to meet her husband Utah Sen. Mitt Romney called the deaths "unthinkable' and said there are known drug cartels in the area.
James Dean, who died at the age of 24 in 1955, will be digitally recreated for the film, "Finding Jack." Dean's likeness will be used for a character named Rogan in the Vietnam War action-drama. "Finding Jack" centres on thousands of army dogs who were abandoned during the war. The film is being directed by Anton Ernst and Tati Golykh, who say Dean's family gave their blessing. "Full body” CGI will be used. A voice actor will also be brought in. "Finding Jack" begins production later this month and hits theatres next year on November 11.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg who has sparked school strikes worldwide against global warming joins thousands of students in Hamburg, urging them to stay angry and fight for change.
Nations strike a deal to implement the landmark 2015 Paris climate treaty after marathon UN talks that failed to match the ambition the world's most vulnerable countries need to avert dangerous global warming.
The scope of decarbonization isn't just limited to power generation and transportation. The approach extends to industries including steel, cattle and cement manufacturing. All will require major change in order to slow global warming.
Although a candidate just entered the 2020 presidential race with a platform centered on climate change, some experts say Americans aren’t fully aware of the scope and seriousness of global warming.
Methan is a greenhouse gas like CO2, but the negative effect on the climate of Methane is 23 times higher than the effect of CO2. Kudos to the Colombian farmers.
The human race has walked the Earth for 200,000 years or more, but is our time on this planet coming to an end? With the threats of global warming, war and disaster looming large, are our days numbered? According to some of the experts, we're already in the middle of the Holocene extinction... But what does that mean? And how much trouble are we in??
The pressures of maintaining food production for the world's growing population is having a significant effect on climate change. Here are some of the reasons why livestock production is at the heart of the challenge for the battle against harmful...
Other Video Genres
Daniel Radcliffe has admitted one of his biggest fears in life is no longer being able to work on movies.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley says going to the gym is her form of "meditation".
Oscar-winning filmmaker Bryan Fogel discusses his latest project,The Dissident which explores the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Fogel said he believes the Saudi Crown Prince was responsible for the murder.
Margot Robbie has admitted that whilst she loves being married, her life hasn't changed "too much"
Acclaimed filmmaker Ron Howard said a personal connection moved him to make a documentary about the most devastating wildfire in California history. Howard's latest film, Rebuilding Paradise, documents a community's effort to piece itself back to...
The future looks bright for superheroes! For this list, we’ll be going over the upcoming superhero films due to be released between 2020 and 2021 that are most anticipated by fans. Because we’ll be talking about upcoming movies, many of which are ...
The Spotlight this week is on Indian classical music maestro and sarod player Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and his sons, Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash. The trio will be performing at a memorial concert for Ustad Amjad Ali Khan's father Ustad Haa...
Henry Golding and Michelle Dockery, part of Guy Ritchie's star-studded 'The Gentlemen' cast, discuss playing characters they're not normally associated with.
We get candid with Pete Lau, the CEO and co-founder of OnePlus, and discuss the company's expansion plans in India. We also have Nora Fatehi on the show who tells us how to weave magic with the Honor Magic Watch 2.
Did you know Pete Lau is at the helm of design of every OnePlus phone launched till date?
We run with the Honor Magic Watch 2 and find out if is a good contender for fitness buffs.