Georgia Hammersley is a Research Associate in the Lowy Institute’s Indo-Pacific Development Centre. Her research interests include international climate policy and finance.
Prior to joining the Lowy Institute, Georgia completed a Master of Science in Environmental Governance at the University of Oxford, where her research focused on resilience-based management of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. She holds a BSc with First Class Honours in Geography from the University of Nottingham.
It’s vital to international climate solidarity and Australia rejoining is key to unlocking more global funding for the Pacific.
A failure? More a disappointment, and rich nations are at least starting to recognise a growing legitimacy deficit across the Global South.
Delivering on a promise to help developing countries meet climate challenges remains critical.
The Fund is providing important support but access remains a challenge. Australia re-joining could make the difference