Dr Joëlle Gergis is an award-winning climate scientist and author based at the Australian National University. She served as a lead author on the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on the Climate Change’s Sixth Assessment Report – a global, state-of-the art review of climate change science. Her writing has appeared in The Monthly, The Guardian, The Saturday Paper, Griffith Review, Harper’s Bazaar and The Conversation. She has also contributed chapters to The Climate Book by Greta Thunberg, and Not Too Late edited by Rebecca Solnit. Joëlle is the author of Sunburnt Country: The future and history of climate change in Australia. Her latest book is Humanity’s Moment: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope.