Fred Pearce was recently described by The Times as one of Britain's finest science writers. Based in London, he has reported on environmental, popular science and development issues from over 60 countries over the past 20 years and is the recipient of many awards for both his journalism and books.
Fred is the environment and development consultant for the New Scientist and writes regularly for the Guardian, where his weekly blog Greenwash appears online, as well as for a wide variety of international media. Fred was also voted BEMA Environment Journalist of the Year in 2001. His books have been published in 12 langauges.
Fred's next book, Peoplequake, is published in February 2010. His acclaimed When the Rivers Run Dry was selected as one of the Top 50 Sustainability Books of all time, voted for by the University of Cambridge's Programme for Sustainability Leadership alumni network. Confessions of an Eco Sinner, was long-listed for the Samuel Johnson Prize and was the winner of a 2008 IVCA Clarion Award. Fred is also a past recipient of the TES Junior Information Book Award, for his Big Green Book, which is set for publication in an entirely new edition in September 2010.