Pacific Islanders face a more uncertain future as global warming drives more intense or frequent king tides, cyclones, drought, floods and rising seas that will likely force many people from their homes.
Australia cannot afford to ignore the looming displacement, according to ‘Climate Change, Disasters and Mobility: A Roadmap for Australian Action’. This policy brief from UNSW’s Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law argues that while Australia cannot stop displacement altogether, the government can make policy changes now to reduce its scale and impact in the Pacific region.
The brief is co-authored by Centre Director Jane McAdam and the Lowy Institute's Jonathan Pryke.
Read ‘Climate Change, Disasters and Mobility: A Roadmap for Australian Action’.