A path to climate resilience | Coleen Vogel | TEDxJohannesburg
Prof. Coleen Vogel, a renowned climatologist and adaptation specialist, delivers a compelling TEDxJohannesburg Talk. Exploring the profound impact of climate change in Southern Africa, Prof. Vogel addresses increasing aridity and extreme heat, highlighting their implications for water and food security. Through her extensive expertise and captivating storytelling, she offers innovative solutions and practical strategies for navigating these challenges. Urging collective action, she emphasises the urgency of the climate crisis and galvanises the audience to create a sustainable and adaptable future.
Prof. Coleen Vogel is a climatologist and adaptation specialist, researching systemic risk reduction, climate services, and the human dimensions of urban landscapes. She was a Chapter Lead Author for the Africa Chapter of the IPCC 4th Assessment Report and also contributed to the Synthesis Report for Policy Makers. The author team, along with Al Gore, received a Nobel Peace Prize for the 4th Assessment Report. She was also a Chapter Author for Human Security in the 5th IPCC Assessment Report. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx