Gail Hochachka works with the human dimensions of climate change using a transdisciplinary, integral approach. Her work focuses on understanding how people make meaning of climate change and how to engage with diverse groups towards a shared sense of the climate challenge.
Her research has been published in various academic journals and has been used to support non-profit, private, and city actors in advancing climate action.
Prior to this, Gail did her PhD at the University of Oslo on how climate change adaptation can account for meaning-making stages in diverse social groups and be carried out in a transformative manner, with fieldwork in Guatemala.
Gail also has substantial previous experience working in sustainable development in Latin America and Africa, and co-founded Integral Without Borders Institute.
She lives in Vancouver with her daughter and their bunny rabbit.