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Sunburnt Country: The history and future of climate change in Australia

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State Library Victoria

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Entry 3, LaTrobe St

Melbourne, VIC 3000

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Investigate Australia's climate history with Joëlle Gergis, author of Sunburnt country. Human activities have altered weather patterns that were stable in Australia over millions of years; find out what historical materials from State Library Victoria’s collection can tell us about climate change in our own backyard.

Learn about the impact of a warming planet on Australian lifestyles and ecosystems and the power we all have to shape future life on Earth.

About Joëlle Gergis

Dr Joëlle Gergis is an award-winning climate scientist and writer from the University of Melbourne. Her research focuses on reconstructing Southern Hemisphere climate variability over the past 200–1000 years using annually-resolved tree rings, corals, ice cores and historical records.

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