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Apocalypse Now?

September 23, 2009

Introducing Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd at the opening plenary of this year's CGI meeting, Bill Clinton suggested that Rudd's drought-stricken country, perhaps more than any other, is on the front lines of accelerating climate change.

What on earth could he have been talking about?

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(Caption: Sidney Harbour Bridge, Sept, 23, after dust storm blankets the city. Courtesy: Getty Images)

-- Mitch Nauffts

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