Our People

  • Martin Wainstein is Innovator-in-Residence at Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale. He is also a research associate at the Yale department of Electrical Engineering, and a research affiliate...
  • Katja holds a PhD in Physical Oceanography from the University of Hamburg, Germany, undertaken at the Federal and Maritime Agency. The last ten years she worked part-time (at GEOMAR, Germany and...
  • Graham Palmer is a researcher, with an industry background as an engineer and researcher in manufacturing, HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) and electronics. He has published in the...
  • Background Annabelle Workman completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Melbourne in 2008, majoring in Politics and Chinese. In her Honours year, she investigated China's environmental...
  • Tim's research interests are diverse but centre around climate change law, broadly construed to include corporate social responsibility, torts, planning and administrative law, as well as the more...
  • Alex is an environmental scientist with experience across a range of fields. He graduated from RMIT University in early 2014 with a double undergraduate degree and honours degree in enviromental...
  • Kate studied an Honours in Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Queensland. During this period the 2010-2011 floods occurred and she developed an interest in disaster modelling. Pursuing...
  • Mandy Freund a climate scientist and Post Doctoral Fellow at CSIRO Agriculture and Food working on tropical climate variability and its impact on north Australian agriculture. Mandy undertook her PhD...
  • Kate Dooley undertook a PhD at the University of Melbourne investigating the science-policy interface around terrestrial carbon science in international climate politics. Kate holds an MSc in...
  • Alexander Nauels completed his PhD at the University of Melbourne in 2017, where he synthesized knowledge about multi-centennial sea level rise projections. He is now Scientific Advisor at Climate...
  • Executive: Academic Convenor Anita is the Academic Convenor of the College. She has a PhD in climate governance from the University of Melbourne, plus a Masters in climate change and an engineering...
  • Dimitri Lafleur completed his PhD with the University of Melbourne in 2018, and is now a Postdoctoral Fellow at CSIRO. Dimitri is from the Netherlands, but has been living in Australia for the last 9...
  • Rachelle Meyer completed her PhD at the Climate and Energy College in 2017 and is now working at the University of Melbourne on the impacts of extreme events and associated risk management strategies...
  • Yann completed his PhD at the University of Melbourne in 2018 and is currently a research fellow in IDDRI's climate team. Yann obtained a Master’s in climate, ocean and atmosphere science (Pierre and...
  • Elisabeth Vogel
    Elisabeth completed her PhD at the Australian-German Climate and Energy College, researching the effects of climate extreme events on global agriculture. Prior to coming to Melbourne, Elisabeth...

Web tools and Projects we developed

  • Open-NEM

    The live tracker of the Australian electricity market.

  • Paris Equity Check

    This website is based on a Nature Climate Change study that compares Nationally Determined Contributions with equitable national emissions trajectories in line with the five categories of equity outlined by the IPCC.

  • liveMAGICC Climate Model

    Run one of the most popular reduced-complexity climate carbon cycle models online. Used by IPCC, UNEP GAP reports and numerous scientific publications.

  • NDC & INDC Factsheets

    Check out our analysis of all the post-2020 targets that countries announced under the Paris Agreement.