Despite Australia’s commendable efforts in the aftermath of Cyclone Pam, an important insight that came out of a panel discussion was Australia’s need to take leadership on the matter of climate change, writes Donna Lu.
Climate change is traditionally viewed in isolation from matters of national security and human rights. But ecological factors can play a central role in heightening the risk of armed conflict.
Anna Forsyth talks to Jane Treleaven, a Melbourne Barrister, about the Victorian Bar’s Climate Change and Environmental Law Panel. This unique initiative was launched last year and aims to provide enhanced access to legal advice and advocacy in the area of climate change and the law. Download podcast here (12MB)