Climate Council of Australia

The new IPCC report is upbeat about the possibilities to keep global warming at bay. Markela Panegyres argues there is no doubt that leaving fossil fuels in the ground is the bottom line.

 

The Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Senate Committee released a report on May 19 into the implications of climate change for Australia's national security, which warned that climate change poses a "current and existential national security risk" to Australia.

The report defined an existential threat as “one that threatens the premature extinction of Earth-originating intelligent life or the permanent and drastic destruction of its potential for desirable future development”.

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