Brenda B. Lin

Brenda Lin is a transdisciplinary ecologist leading the Adaptive and Liveable Cities Team at the Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), the science arm of the Australian Government, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Her primary research is focused on global environmental drivers of landscape change and the resulting effects on ecosystem services, especially climate regulation services and impacts to human health and well-being. Prior to CSIRO, Brenda was based at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Washington, DC, with the Global Change Research Program researching the question of resilience to climate change in socio-ecological systems at multiple scales. Prior to her work at the EPA, Brenda was at The Earth Institute at Columbia University working on agricultural development and climate change adaptation for small-holder farmers in Brazil and India. 


Cities: Creating Transformative Spaces that Address Climate and Health

Nature-based and social solutions benefit cities in low- and middle-income countries