About the Author
FRED PEARCE is a freelance author and journalist based in London. He has reported on environment, science and development issues from 64 countries over the past 20 years. Trained as a geographer, he has been environment consultant of New Scientist magazine since 1992. He writes regularly for the Guardian newspaper, including the weekly Greenwash column, and recently published a 12-part investigation of the ‘climategate’ emails affair at the University of East Anglia. Fred’s books have been translated into at least 14 languages.