About Carbon Brief

About the site

Carbon Brief reports on the latest developments and media coverage of climate science and energy policy, with a particular focus on the UK. We also produce briefings, analysis and factchecks and publish a daily and weekly email newsletter. 

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Our Staff

Christian Hunt is the Director and Editor. He previously worked as a digital 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 analyst.

Dr Simon 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.

Dr Mat 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 Studies.

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.


Thanks also to our volunteer comment moderators and guest contributors for their support and assistance.

We are grateful for the funding and support provided by the European Climate Foundation. Tom Brookes, Director of the Energy Strategy Centre - the communications unit funded by the European Climate Foundation (ECF) - is also a company director of Carbon Brief. 


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