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Carbon Brief reports on the latest developments in climate
science, and fact-checks stories about climate and energy online
and in the press. We provide briefings on the people and
organisations talking about climate change, and we produce
background materials on science issues and news stories.
We are grateful for the funding and support provided by the
European Climate Foundation. Carbon Brief's Director, Tom
Brookes, is director of the Energy Strategy Centre (ESC) the
communications unit funded by the European Climate Foundation
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Christian Hunt heads up Carbon Brief and writes about science
and energy in the media. He previously worked as an editor for
Greenpeace and as a researcher for the Public Interest Research
Centre. He holds an MA in Conflict Resolution, and a degree in
Mathematics and Philosophy from the University of York.
Robin Webster covers energy policy and analysis. She holds an
MSc in Conservation from University College London (UCL) and
previously studied biology at Bristol University. She worked for
Friends of the Earth for six and half years, including as a Senior
Campaigner on Climate and Energy, and has worked as a freelance
Ros Donald covers energy and politics. She holds an MA
in International Studies and Diplomacy from the London School
of Oriental and African Studies. She specialised in global
energy and climate policy, applying advocacy network theory
analysis to understanding policy formation in her
dissertation. She has five years' experience as a competition
law journalist and analyst.
Dr Roz Pidcock writes about new
research in the climate sciences and media coverage of climate
change. She has a PhD in physical oceanography from the University
of Southampton. Her research examined how the complex
three-dimensional circulation in mesoscale eddies - the ocean
equivalent of atmospheric storms - supplies the surface of the
ocean with nutrients, which drives an important part of the marine
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