Addressing Climate Change: The United Nations and the World at Work


Fiona Harvey was appointed Environment Correspondent for the Financial Times in September 2004.

She covers all environmental issues, including climate change, waste, renewable energy, water, agriculture, fisheries, pollution and environmental regulation.

She has twice won the Foreign Press Association award for Best Environment Story, in 2005 and 2007, and was named Environment Journalist of the Year at the British Environment and Media Awards in 2007. She was named one of the 1,000 most influential people in London by the Evening Standard in 2007.

Fiona joined the FT to write about IT and telecoms in February 2000, and specialised in writing features on technology and scientific issues before taking on the environment beat. Before that, Fiona wrote about science and technology for various magazines from 1994 to 2000, including a stint editing PC Week, and as launch editor of Internet World in the UK.

She has worked on a freelance basis for Scientific American, the New Scientist and Encyclopaedia Britannica, and has made several broadcasts on scientific subjects for the BBC’s World Service. She is a member of the Association of British Science Writers.

She holds a degree in English Literature from Cambridge University.