Penny Whetton

Penny Whetton

Penny Whetton formerly worked with CSIRO on the development of regional scenarios of future climate change for use in impact and adaptation. Dr Whetton was also a lead author of the regionalisation and climate scenarios chapters of the Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the regional projections chapter of the Fourth Assessment Report of IPCC, and of the Australasia chapter of the Fifth Assessment Report.  Currently, Dr Whetton holds Honorary Research Fellowships with CSIRO Ocean and Atmosphere and with the School of Earth Sciences and the Climate and Energy College at the University of Melbourne. She is also currently serving for the Victorian Government (DELWP) on the Interim Emissions Target Expert Panel, and as part of the Technical Reference Group for DELWP’s Victorian Climate Projections 2019 project. 

Web tools and Projects we developed

  • Open-NEM

    The live tracker of the Australian electricity market.

  • Paris Equity Check

    This website is based on a Nature Climate Change study that compares Nationally Determined Contributions with equitable national emissions trajectories in line with the five categories of equity outlined by the IPCC.

  • liveMAGICC Climate Model

    Run one of the most popular reduced-complexity climate carbon cycle models online. Used by IPCC, UNEP GAP reports and numerous scientific publications.

  • NDC & INDC Factsheets

    Check out our analysis of all the post-2020 targets that countries announced under the Paris Agreement.