Matthew England is an internationally-recognised expert on the physics of the oceans and their role in climate variability and climate change, putting him at the forefront of global scientific efforts to understand the impact of human-induced global warming.
England is a Fellow of both the Australian Academy of Science and the American Geophysical Union. As an ARC Fellow, Deputy Director of the UNSW Climate Change Research Centre and Chief Investigator at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science, Scientia Professor England investigates global-scale ocean circulation and the influence it has on climate and climate processes, particularly in the Southern Hemisphere.
England is an authoritative voice advocating for an urgent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions both in Australia and globally, and has contributed to two past Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change synthesis reports.
He is the academic lead for UNSW’s Climate Change Grand Challenge.
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