Opinion

Australian action climate change and why our national security and future prosperity rely on it

By Janaline Oh
April 17 2022 - 7:30pm
Climate change is not a domestic issue. It is a global issue. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Australia's future prosperity and national security will depend on lifting its game on climate action. Over 100 former Australian ambassadors, high commissioners, trade commissioners, diplomats and development specialists issued a climate-focused foreign policy in December 2021, calling on the government to take immediate, ambitious steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to restore Australia's international standing on this issue.

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