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coverage of climate science and energy policy, with a particular
focus on the UK. We also produce briefings, analysis and factchecks
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European Climate Foundation. Our director, Tom Brookes, is
director of the Energy Strategy Centre (ESC) - the communications
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Christian Hunt is the Editor. 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 from
Bradford University, and a degree in Mathematics and Philosophy
from the University of York.
Ros Donald is the Deputy Editor and covers
energy and politics. She holds an MA in International Studies
and Diplomacy from the London School of Oriental and African
Studies, specialising in global energy and climate policy. She has
five years' experience as a competition law journalist and
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 mesoscale eddies - the ocean equivalent of atmospheric
storms - supply the surface of the ocean with nutrients.
Freya Roberts writes on
climate science and adaptation. She studied Environmental Sciences
at the University of Southampton, with a focus on global climate
change. Her undergraduate research used climate models to identify
future impacts of climate change in Haiti.
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 environmental researcher.
Mat Hope covers energy policy and
politics. He is completing his PhD on climate change communication
in US politics at the University of Bristol. He has previous
experience working as a research assistant at the Cambridge Centre
for Energy Studies.
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