Opinion

Why diplomats are worried about climate change

By Richard Mathews
December 13 2021 - 6:25pm
The world sees Australia as a 'climate laggard'. Picture: Shutterstock

Why have a sizeable number of former Australian diplomats come out of retirement or post-DFAT employment to challenge the government's position on climate change? After long careers spent advocating for government policy, what has changed their minds?

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