Joëlle Gergis

is an award-winning climate scientist and writer from the Australian National University. Her latest book is Humanity’s Moment: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope.

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News September 03, 2022

Flood-hit regions brace for a third La Niña event

As flood-affected communities fear the beginning of a third consecutive La Niña event, scientists are looking at the patterns of our oceans for clues on what to expect.

podcast November 12, 2021

COP26: Have we missed our moment?

Joëlle Gergis on what happened at COP26, and what it means for the fate of our planet.

podcast August 16, 2021

A climate scientist offers us hope

Australian scientist Joëlle Gergis was one of the lead authors on a landmark climate report by the IPCC, a United Nations body responsible for assessing the science on climate change.

News August 14, 2021

IPCC climate report author: our final plea to the world

For the first time, the IPCC has been able to emphatically conclude that human influence is responsible for almost all global warming experienced since pre-industrial times. All model scenarios show a breach of the Paris Agreement’s 1.5 degree Celsius target in the early 2030s.