Despite the scale and urgency of the climate crisis and popular support for action, governments and financiers are failing to act. This will have to change
  • John Hewson is a professor at ANU and a former Liberal leader
Protesters from perform a sit-in at the Commonwealth Bank on the corner of Market and George Streets in Sydney, 21 May 2015.
“Banks, investors and super funds have a choice: step up on climate change today and become leaders, or face similar action as more shareholders step forward to take them on over their failure to act.” Photograph: Dean Lewins/AAP