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David Ritter

Commentator, academic and campaigner

Commentator, academic and campaigner
Dear Prime Minister, Our Kids Are Trusting Us On Climate

Dear Prime Minister, Our Kids Are Trusting Us On Climate Change

My seven-year-old daughter, Josie, asked me recently what would happen if the grown-ups didn’t find a solution to global warming. I looked her in the eye and promised her that the grown-ups would sort it out; that we would not let her down.
14/07/2016 11:02 AM AEST
Climate Change: Some People Have Nowhere To

Climate Change: Some People Have Nowhere To Run

There is no regional or global mechanism to take care of the fate of people displaced by the impacts of climate change. Even if your island is under water, you do not fit within the current international legal definition of 'refugee', which is all about persecution.
19/10/2015 6:02 AM AEDT