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Title Lateline: 03/11/14
Published Australia : ABC, 2014
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Summary BURNING FOSSIL FUELS MUST STOPThe International Panel on Climate Change has told the world that greenhouse gases have never been at higher levels and the burning of fossil fuels to make electricity must stop by the end of the century. AUSTRALIA'S CARBON EMISSIONS ON THE RISESince the government scrapped the carbon price in June Australia's coal-fired electricity generators have increased production and if the trend continues total carbon emissions may increase by nearly two percent by June next year. 300 MASSACRED IN WESTERN IRAQIslamic State militants have killed more than 300 members of a Sunni tribe in western Iraq and have taken dozens of others prisoner. CHINA CREATES NEW ISLANDSChina is creating artificial islands in the South China Sea and building military facilities on the islands.CHINA WANTS TO CHALLENGE US NAVAL DOMINATION OF ASIAHugh White , Professor of Strategic Studies at the Australian National University , and Alan Dupont,, Professor of International Security at the University of New South Wales discuss, China's strategy in the South China Sea. FIFO FEARSThe AMWU claims some Fly In Fly Out mine workers aren't seeking treatment for mental health issues because they're worried about losing their jobs. VICTORIAN ELECTION AT THE END OF NOVEMBERVictorian Premier, Denis Napthine, has asked the state governor to issue writs for a state election at the end of November.WALKING ON AIRAmerican daredevil Nick Wallenda has made history with the highest ever blindfolded tightrope walk between two skyscrapers in Chicago
Event Broadcast 2014-11-03 at 22:35:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Artificial islands.
Boundary disputes.
Carbon dioxide mitigation.
Climatic changes -- Risk assessment.
Military bases -- Design and construction.
Australian Capital Territory -- Canberra.
South China Sea.
Form Streaming video
Author Alberici, Emma, host
Brewster, Kerry, reporter
Diss, Kathryn, reporter
Iggulden, Tom, reporter
O'Neill, Margot, reporter
Abbott, Tony, contributor
Butler, Mark, contributor
Campbell-Fraser, Bruce, contributor
Cousins, Geoff, contributor
Dupont, Alan, contributor
Hunt, Greg, contributor
McCartney, Steve, contributor
Medcalf, Rory, contributor
Milne, Christine, contributor
Napthine, Denis, contributor
Pachauri, Rajendra, contributor
Saddler, Hugh, contributor
Wallenda, Nick, contributor
White, Hugh, contributor
Williams, Lloyd, contributor