10 climate experts to follow on social media

They are climatologists, meteorologists, hydrologists, journalists, members of the IPCC … and they all have in common that they are careful observers of climate change and the challenges of ecological transition. Each of you, through social networks – Twitter, Linkedin, Twitch, YouTube… -, decipher the climatic upheavals that we observe and reflect on the next developments.

As COP27 takes place in Egypt, these experts in their field identify the progress but also the failures of the climate conference. And they address, through short posts, the major issues related to the environment. While some denounce greenwashing, others point to interesting initiatives or decipher the latest scientific reports. Their posts also help explain weather forecasts and phenomena that lead to natural disasters. Here is a selection of ten experts to follow absolutely on the networks.

10 climate experts to follow right away

Hydrologist and founder of Mayane Labs, a research center for the resilience and adaptation of territories in the face of great risks and climate change. Emma Haziza knows how to put the current major upheavals into perspective, whether via Twitter, YouTube or via a Linkedin post. An essential scientist of social networks.
Follow Emma Haziza on Linkedin, Twitter and YouTube

Christophe Cassou

This climatologist, director of research at the CNRS, collaborates with Cerfacs (European Center for Research and Advanced Training in Scientific Informatics) and Météo France. Christophe Cassou deals with climate modeling and is one of the main authors of the 6th IPCC report. His research leads him to study the different scenarios of global warming based on the decisions made, or not, by humanity. On Twitter, his disclosure threads are exciting.
Follow Christophe Cassou Twitter

Magali Regitudine

This geographer is a member of the Environmental Training Center and lecturer in the geography department of the ENS (École Normale Supérieure). Very active on Twitter, Magali Regezza gives her (clear) opinion of her and retweets in particular the main information on climate change. This specialist in natural hazards and urban vulnerability has the gift of disseminating complex topics.
Follow Magali Regitudine on Twitter

Francois Gemenne

François Gemenne is a political scientist and researcher specializing in climate issues. He is one of the main authors of the 6th report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). This director of the Hugo Observatory dedicated to environmental migration (University of Liège, Belgium) sheds light on environmental news in a different way and puts related political decisions into perspective.
Follow François Gemenne on Twitter and LinkedIn

Yamina Saheb

Yamina Saheb, OpenExp’s energy policy analyst, is one of the authors of the sixth IPCC report. She is champion of France and of the European Union’s exit from the Energy Charter, her wish was granted at the end of October 2022. she knows her files (energy policies) particularly well and shares her strong opinions on the current situation. .
Follow Yamina Saheb on Linkedin e Twitter

Andrea Dessler

This atmospheric science professor and climatologist is the director of the Texas Center for Climate Studies at Texas A&M University. This American, particularly active on Twitter, knows how to explain concepts with simple words. Andrew Dessler also shares all the interesting topics related to global warming that he can read on the networks or through scientific publications. The American point of view of him also allows us to learn some subjects differently. Please note that his tweets are in English.
Follow Andrew Dessler Twitter

Valerie Masson-Delmotte

Valérie Masson-Delmotte has an impressive track record: paleoclimatologist, director of research at the Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) and co-chair of Group 1 of the IPCC since 2015. She is in the Top 100 of the most influential personalities in 2022 for the American magazine Time. He regularly posts particularly well-constructed disclosure threads on Twitter. Perfect for understanding current problems better.
Follow Valérie Masson-Delmotte up Twitter

Fish and diving

This marine photographer is a biodiversity specialist in the Mediterranean. He shares his passion for underwater life as much through photos on Twitter as through educational videos on his YouTube channel. Exciting. It is perfect for lighting up your social networks with magnificent marine photos.
Follow Fish & Dive on Twitter And Youtube

Corinne Le Quéré

Oceanographer but also professor of climate change science at the University of East Anglia (UK), Corinne Le Quéré is the president of the High Council for Climate. This French-Canadian climatologist regularly shares on social networks the work of the independent organization charged with expressing opinions and making recommendations on the implementation of public policies and measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from France.
Follow Corinne Le Quéré on Twitter

Mountain seekers

In this group of teacher-researchers we find mountain scientists such as Mikaël Chambru (professor at the University of Grenoble Alpes) and Galanne Cesre-Lambert, scientist with a degree in Biology-Ecology. We really like this innovative approach by mountain researchers to spread mountain science on Twitch, sometimes even with the help of the Sims!
Follow Mountain Seekers on Twitch and Twitter

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