Video: Climate change hits Tasmania

Australia grapples with climate change effects as world leaders tackle global warming.

    The United Nations climate change summit opening in New York is the largest gathering of its kind.

    It is seeking to break the deadlock that has prevented 190-nations from agreeing on a climate change pact.

    But while world leaders wrangle, the effects of climate change are taking their toll.

    Al Jazeera's Tony Birtley travelled to Tasmania, in the remote southeastern corner of Australia, to see how a temperature change of just a few degrees has made a big difference.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Take a tour through East and West Jerusalem to see the difference in quality of life for Israelis and Palestinians.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    As the stigma associated with being childless persists, some elderly women in India risk it all to become mothers.