Dr Joëlle Gergis is an award-winning climate scientist and writer from the University of Melbourne. She has held two Australian Research Council fellowships as an internationally recognised expert in Australian and Southern Hemisphere climate variability and change. Over the past 20 years Joëlle has worked as a researcher, teacher and communication professional.
Her book Sunburnt Country: The History and Future of Climate Change in Australia hopes to help people connect their head with their heart when thinking about climate change. She shares her time between Melbourne and the Northern Rivers region of NSW.