Climate change is one of Australia's biggest national security risks

Dried coral lies on a beach as the sun sets on Lady Elliot Island located 80 kilometers north-east from the town of Bundaberg in Queensland, Australia. REUTERS/David Gray

Climate change poses a “current and existential national security risk” to Australia, according to a Senate inquiry report released Thursday.

The report, compiled by the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade References Committee, reviewed the implications of climate change on Australia’s national security and the

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