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Honorary Research Fellow, Grantham Institute, Imperial College London

Richard Black is an Honorary Research Fellow at the Grantham Institute, Imperial College London. The majority of his working life was in journalism, as a science and environment correspondent for BBC News. From 2014-2020 he was Director of the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit think-tank. In 2018 he published 'Denied - the Rise and Fall of Climate Contrarianism,' the only book to detail the UK's climate contrarian movement


  • –present
    Honorary Research Fellow, Imperial College London


  • 1984 
    University of Cambridge, BA (Hons) Natural Sciences