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Professor Lesley Hughes

Expertise

BushfiresClimate science & impacts

Professor Lesley Hughes

Councillor
Expertise : BushfiresClimate science & impacts

Professor Lesley Hughes is a Distinguished Professor of Biology and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Integrity & Development) at Macquarie University. Her research has mainly focused on the impacts of climate change on species and ecosystems.

She is a former federal Climate Commissioner and former Lead Author in the IPCC’s 4th and 5th Assessment Report. She is a founding Councillor with the Climate Council of Australia, a Director for WWF Australia, and a member of the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS + MEDIA

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PUBLICATIONS + RESOURCES

Bushfires Summer of Crisis

Australia’s Black Summer of 2019-2020 was characterised by catastrophic bushfires. The bushfire season started in winter…