Lost Time and Damaged Reputations: What Australia must do to go from blocker to leader on loss and damage
Climate leadership and expectations of Australia as an ally to Pacific Islands
9 November 2022
Swept to power in a widely heralded “climate election” the Australian Labor Government, led by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, promised to take decisive and effective action on climate change and repair damaged relationships with the Pacific. If the Albanese government is sincere in its intention to show climate leadership on the world stage, and to be a "different Australian government" to the Pacific, then it must deliver on a range of climate policies and commitments.