Elisabeth A. Holland is Professor of Ocean and Climate Change at the University of the South Pacific.  She is a sought after communicator because of her ability to translate the often complicated science of Ocean and climate change interactions into a clear and compelling narrative for the general public and scientists alike.

Sea-level rise for Pacific island nations

June 4, 2021, Elisabeth Holland describes the threat-severity to small island Pacific nations of rising ocean levels—using one, six and finally 30+ paddles as a measure of sea-level rise.

Paddling One Canoe, One Ocean, One Planet by Professor Elisabeth Holland

This keynote address by Dr. Elisabeth Holland was recorded at the Moana Water of Life Conference, at the University of Lincoln on the 31st August, 2019. The Moana Water of Life conference was jointly organised by the Diocese of Lincoln, University of Lincoln and Bishop Grosseteste University.

Voices of the Pacific with Nobel Laureate Elisabeth Holland – 2018 Keeling Lecture

The 2018 David Keeling Memorial Lecture hosted Dr. Elisabeth Holland, Professor of Climate Change and Director of the Pacific Centre for Environment and Sustainable Development at the University of the South Pacific. Among other topics, Dr. Holland spoke on the importance of listening to the voices of the Pacific when considering climate change and its impacts – a direct reflection of her work weaving together science, policy and traditional knowledge towards a sustainable, resilient future for Pacific communities.

USAID Impact of Climate Change in the Pacific by Dr Elisabeth Holland

Jun 24, 2014 Dr. Elisabeth Holland was the distinguished guest speaker at the Solicitation launch of the Pacific-American Climate Fund (PACAM) of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) on 26 March 2014, in Suva, Fiji. 

How Pacific island states are responding to climate change

Jun 24, 2014, Professor Elisabeth Holland of the Pacific Centre for Environment and Sustainable Development at the University of the South Pacific, spoke with capacity4dev.eu recently about how Pacific island states are responding to climate change.

Topics addressed included:
– how can early flood warning systems be improved?
– what are the challenges your region is facing to access climate finance?
– how does cultural wisdom complement scientific knowledge?
– how did you identify a lack of confidence as an issue among your students?