Roop Singh

Roop is a Climate Risk Adviser at the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre where she provides technical support to disaster managers to access, interpret and use climate risk information for decision-making. She leads the Centre's Heat Theme, advancing heat research and action planning in countries in Africa and Asia. Roop also works with the World Weather Attribution partnership on real-time extreme weather event attribution, contributing to recent studies on drought in Madagascar, heatwaves in the Pacific Northwest, and Hurricane Harvey. She is the host of the Can't Take the Heat podcast on how people can adapt to a changing climate. 

Roop holds an MA in Climate and Society from Columbia University and a BSc. in Atmospheric Science from Cornell University.