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Christopher Trisos

Senior Research Fellow in Climate Change Risks, University of Cape Town

Christopher Trisos directs the Climate Risk Lab ( in the African Climate and Development Initiative at the University of Cape Town. The lab integrates data and knowledge from environmental and social sciences to help inform rapid, just and equitable responses to climate change. Current research includes forecasting ecological disruption from climate change, how climate change impacts human health and food security, climate change finance, and how to manage risk across interconnected social and environmental systems.


  • –present
    Senior Research Fellow, University of Cape Town