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Climate change an ‘existential security risk’ to Australia, Senate inquiry says

Threat is not a possible future one but one endangering Australia now, parliament told

  • Ben Doherty
  • The Guardian

Climate change is a “current and existential national security risk” to Australia, a Senate inquiry has told parliament, one that could inflame regional conflicts over food, water and land, and even imperil life on Earth.

Xera 3cThe Senate committee inquiry into the implications of climate change for Australia’s national security recommended an increase in foreign aid to be dedicated to climate change mitigation and…

The inquiry, which released its report on Thursday afternoon, heard that the…

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