Dr. David Holmes

Monash University
David Holmes is Co-Lead for the MECCE Project’s Targeted Communications component. He is Founder, Director, and Associate Professor in the Monash Climate Change Communication Research Hub. Dr. Homes is co-editor of the forthcoming Edward Elgar Handbook in Communicating Climate Change. Having authored the first ever chapter on the sociology of climate change in an Australian sociology textbook, David is committed to inter-disciplinary responses to climate change. In Marrakech 2016 he was co-Head of Monash’s UNFCCC Delegation to COP22 and an accredited journalist reporting on the Paris Climate Summit (COP21) for The Conversation in 2015. Dr. Holmes was columnist for The Conversation from 2013 to 2018 with a column called ‘Changing Climates: communicating the relationship between political climates, media power and climate change, publishing over 90 articles. His articles have also appeared in SBS online, Business Spectator (The Australian), Reneweconomy, Independent Australia, CNN, and Monash Lens.