Richard Di Natale: global warming is the most urgent threat to Australia’s security

By Gareth Hutchens

Greens leader tells the Lowy Institute Australia should develop an independent foreign policy that made poverty and climate change priorities

The Greens leader, Richard Di Natale, has accused the Turnbull government of failing to understand that global warming is a bigger threat to Australia’s national security than terrorism.

In an address due to be given at the Lowy Institute on Tuesday, he also criticises Australia’s bid to be on the UN human rights council, asking how the country can provide any leadership when “our own house is not in order”.

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