A firefighter battles a blaze in California. Photo: AP

UN chief warns ‘point of no return’ for climate change imminent

  • Speaking before the start of an international climate conference, Antonio Guterres said the world’s response had been ‘utterly inadequate’
  • ‘The point of no return is no longer over the horizon,’ he told reporters in Madrid. ‘It is in sight and hurtling toward us’
Topic |   Climate change

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A firefighter battles a blaze in California. Photo: AP
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US actor Leonardo DiCaprio speaks onstage at the 2019 Global Citizen Festival: Power The Movement in Central Park in New York. Photo: AFP

Actor and climate activist Leonardo DiCaprio denies Bolsonaro accusation of financial link to Amazon fires

  • Bolsonaro accused DiCaprio of “collaborating with the fires in the Amazon” by donating US$500,000 to a group he said had started fires in the forest
Topic |   Environment

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US actor Leonardo DiCaprio speaks onstage at the 2019 Global Citizen Festival: Power The Movement in Central Park in New York. Photo: AFP
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