Opinion

Action on climate change, one person at a time

By Arnagretta Hunter
Updated July 27 2019 - 3:58am, first published July 23 2019 - 2:00pm

At a recent Climate Change Institute event ANU academic Neil Gunningham commented that no government in the world has been genuinely honest with its population about the full challenge of climate change and its likely consequences. In Australia this is true to an almost extreme level, with politicians actively campaigning to support the coal industry and an extraordinary deliberate defunding of climate change research for both adaptation and mitigation.

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