Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Today is an historic day for Australia



From around midday today, when newly-elected Labor Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, having ratified the Kyoto Protocol, heads off to Bali to attend the United Nations’ Climate Change summit — an act of huge significance given that the previous conservative federal government was essentially the only one in the world to go along with the U.S.’s “what climate change?” stance — Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard will make history as Australia's first female acting Prime Minister.

2 Comments:

Blogger Jill said...

Jools is cool!

I hope I feel the earth move.

Thanks, Mark.

8:54 AM  
Blogger Ivy said...

Wow!

10:07 PM  

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