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After Australia’s bushfires, climate change high on the agenda at Davos talkfest

The International Monetary Fund says the Australian drought and bushfire catastrophe could help trigger a sharper than expected fall in global economic growth, as world leaders are warned they need to show more "political will" on curbing greenhouse gas emissions.

Australia’s devastating summer blazes have captured the attention of the political and social elite who have gathered at the Swiss ski resort of Davos for the World Economic Forum, with fresh fears that climate change poses a serious risk to the economy.

  • Bevan Shields
  • The Sydney Morning Herald

In a sign of how closely Australia is linked to …

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