The 2023 United Nations (UN) climate change summit, COP28, starts on Thursday 30 November.

The Australian National University (ANU) has a range of experts who can speak about the negotiations, Australia’s role in global action to address climate change, our long-term plan to reach net zero and a number of other key issues.

ANU also has experts on the ground in Dubai for the summit.

Contact them directly via the details below or through ANU Media on +61 2 6125 7979 or media@anu.edu.au.

Professor Sharon Friel
School of Regulation and Global Governance 
Expertise: Climate change, health inequities
E: sharon.friel@anu.edu.au 
Attending COP28: NO

Dr Virginia Marshall
School of Regulation and Global Governance
Expertise: First Nations water rights, First Nations peoples and climate change, Asia Pacific, law, policy
E: virginia.marshall@anu.edu.au
Attending COP28: YES

Dr Siobhan McDonnell
Crawford School of Public Policy
Expertise: Pacific climate negotiations, loss and damage
E: siobhan.mcdonnell@anu.edu.au
Attending COP28: YES

Dr Arnagretta Hunter
Institute for Climate, Energy and Disaster Solutions
Expertise: Health, climate change, human future
E: arnagretta.hunter@anu.edu.au
Attending COP28: NO

Professor Sotiris Vardoulakis
National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health
Expertise: Health, cities, air pollution, wildfires, climate extremes
E: sotiris.vardoulakis@anu.edu.au
Attending COP28: YES

Professor Janette Lindesay
Institute for Climate, Energy and Disaster Solutions
Expertise: Climate change science, extreme weather events, how science informs climate policy discussions
E: janette.lindesay@anu.edu.au
Attending COP28: NO

Professor Frank Jotzo
Institute for Climate, Energy and Disaster Solutions
Expertise: Environment and resource economics, economic development policy, environment policy
E: frank.jotzo@anu.edu.au 
Attending COP28: YES

Professor Mark Howden
Institute for Climate, Energy and Disaster Solutions
Expertise: Climate variability, extreme events and future scenarios, carbon removal
E: mark.howden@anu.edu.au
Attending COP28: NO

Dr George Carter
Pacific Institute
Expertise: Pacific affairs, climate change negotiations, gender, finance, diplomacy, climate security
E: george.carter@anu.edu.au
Attending COP28: YES (from 24 November – 12 December)

Associate Professor John Pye
School of Engineering
Expertise: Green steel, industrial decarbonisation, thermal energy systems, concentrating solar power
E: john.pye@anu.edu.au
Attending COP28: NO

Brianna Gordon
Fenner School of Environment and Society
Expertise: Science (especially pollution related to climate change), First Nations matters
E: brianna.gordon@anu.edu.au
Attending COP28: YES

Associate Professor Fiona Beck
School of Engineering
Expertise: Decarbonisation of industry, hydrogen and derivatives for decarbonisation
E: fiona.beck@anu.edu.au
Attending COP28: YES

Associate Professor Christian Downie
School of Regulation and Global Governance
Expertise: International climate politics
E: christian.downie@anu.edu.au
Attending COP28: NO

Mahealani Delaney
Institute for Climate, Energy and Disaster Solutions
Expertise: Civil society action at COP (particularly Pasifika groups)
E: mahealani.delaney@anu.edu.au and mahealanidelaney@gmail.com
Attending COP28: YES

Matea Nauto
Crawford School of Public Policy
Expertise: Climate diplomacy, small island states’ diplomacy
E: matea.nauto@anu.edu.au
Attending COP28: YES

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