Dr Peter Hooton is an Adjunct Research Fellow in Public Theology at the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture on Charles Sturt University’s Canberra campus. He is a former diplomat with broad Pacific experience and a member of Diplomats for Climate Action Now.
If disarmament is to be truly realistic, the world needs to change the conversation about nuclear weapons.
Australia needs to walk the walk on emissions, migration targets and resettlements to make itself a good neighbour.
There is no shutting China out of the South Pacific, but if Australia gets real on climate the game will truly change.
Canberra’s insipid approach to climate action undermines trust and endangers vital interests close to home.