Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has refused an invitation to visit the climate-hit homes of indigenous Australians who are bringing a human rights complaint against their government for their inaction on climate change.
Torres Strait Islander Kabay joined a panel at the Peoples’ Summit on Climate, Rights and Human Survival, to discuss the climate crisis, human rights, and justice.
Torres Strait representatives invite Australian PM to visit their islands and see impact of climate change for himself
Torres Strait Islanders formally invite Australian Prime Minister to visit their low-lying islands and witness for himself climate impacts in the region.
In a groundbreaking climate change case announced today, lawyers with ClientEarth are acting on behalf of a group of indigenous Australians from the Torres Strait region.
“The irony is that by enabling new coal projects, insurers are undermining their own viability. It is a stark case of climate hypocrisy.”