Professor of Climate and Culture, King's College London

Mike Hulme is professor of climate and culture in the Department of Geography at King’s College London. His work explores the idea of climate change using historical, cultural and scientific analyses, seeking to illuminate the numerous ways in which climate change is deployed in public and political discourse. His latest book - Weathered: Cultures of Climate (Sage) – is published in November 2016. He is also the author of Can Science Fix Climate Change? The Case Against Climate Engineering (Polity) and Why We Disagree About Climate Change (Cambridge).

From 2000 to 2007 he was the Founding Director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, based at the University of East Anglia, and since 2007 has been the founding Editor-in-Chief of the review journal Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews (WIREs) Climate Change.

Experience

  • 2013–present
    Professor of Climate and Culture, King's College London
  • 2002–2013
    Professor of Climate Change, School of Environmental Science, University of East Anglia
  • 2000–2007
    Executive Director, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, UK, University of East Anglia

Education

  • 1985 
    University of Wales, , PhD (Applied Climatology)
  • 1981 
    University of Durham, BSc (Geography)

Honours

'Significant contribution' to the award of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize to the IPCC