Carbon Brief reports on the latest developments and media
coverage of climate science and energy policy, with a particular
focus on the UK. We produce news coverage, analysis and factchecks,
and publish a daily and weekly email briefing.
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Hickman is our Director and Editor. He previously
worked for 16 years as a journalist, editor and author at the
Guardian newspaper. Before joining Carbon Brief, he was WWF-UK's
chief advisor on climate change. In 2013, he was awarded an
honorary doctorate by the University of Exeter in recognition of
his journalism. His books include A Life Stripped Bare, The Final
Call and Will Jellyfish Rule the World?
Pidcock is our Science Editor, covering new
research in the climate sciences and media coverage of climate
change. She has a PhD in physical oceanography from the University
of Southampton and previously worked in the Science Communication
Unit at the University of the West of England, Bristol.
Hope covers climate policy and politics. He holds
a PhD on climate change communication in US politics from the
University of Bristol. He has previous experience working as a
research assistant at the Cambridge Centre for Energy
Evans covers climate policy and analysis. He
holds a PhD in biochemistry from Bristol University and previously
studied chemistry at Oxford University. He worked for environment
journal The ENDS Report for six years, covering topics including
climate science and air pollution.
McSweeney covers climate science. He holds an MEng in
Mechanical Engineering from the University of Warwick and an MSc in
Climate Change from the University of East Anglia. He previously
spent seven years working on climate change projects at the
consultancy firm Atkins.
Pearce is our intern, focusing on infographics
and social media. Rosamund recently completed an MSc in Science
Communication from Imperial College London. She has previous
experience working for the Science Museum and the Wellcome
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contributors for their support and assistance.
We are grateful for the support of the European Climate Foundation,
which provides our funding.
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