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John McCain urges action on Great Barrier Reef and Paris climate deal

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A diver checking bleached coral on the Great Barrier Reef – around half has now been bleached. Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

Speaking in Sydney, US senator says he is ‘afraid about what the world is going to look like for our children’

May 30, 2017 — The death of the Great Barrier Reef is one of the “great tragedies of our lives”, US senator John McCain has said, arguing America should uphold its commitment to the Paris climate agreement, or accede to it with minor modifications. Continue reading John McCain urges action on Great Barrier Reef and Paris climate deal