Researcher

Adam Ledger
is a ClimateCultures Author

An artistic director interested in how art practices can bring empowering messages about climate, and a senior lecturer in Drama and Theatre Arts (University of Birmingham).

Alan Hesse

An author-illustrator, educator and conservation biologist inspired by nature's majesty and fragility and the need to protect it and who believes that education should be fun.

Alessandra Campoli

An artist and researcher investigating melancholic myths, ecology, invisible geographies, memories, haunted landscapes and ephemerality and creatively exploring places through installation, photography, new media and performance.

Amy Harff

An artist, teacher, environmentalist and researcher exploring how art can inspire us to change in ways that climate science has not yet been able to

Andre Bailao

A social anthropologist researching scientific, artistic, cultural and environmental histories of Brazilian landscapes, with a special interest in climate change, Anthropocene, nature and society, and imagination.

Andrew Baldwin

A professor of Geography (Durham University), exploring how ‘climate change’ is a form of power shaping who we are and how we act in the world.

Andrew Howe
is a ClimateCultures Author

An interdisciplinary artist and project manager using walking and mapping to explore how people interact with places, drawing attention to human entanglements within a multi-species environment.

Andrew Styan

An emerging new media artist whose artistic strategies for understanding natural processes reflect previous research as a metallurgist and lifelong interests in nature, photography and science.

Anna Selby

A writer, researcher and naturalist who works on cross-artform, poetry-dance and multi-disciplinary pieces and writes poetic-studies of species in-situ, sharing compassion and attentiveness to the environment.

Anne Krinsky

A visual artist in analogue and digital media, fascinated by the ways built and natural structures change over time, currently exploring the ephemeral nature of wetlands.

Anne-Marie Culhane

An artist, educator, activist and collaborator across disciplines creating events, performances and projects that invite people into enquiring relationships with each other and the land.

Anne-Sophie Balzer

A journalist and admirer of all things wild, researching complex intersectional issues of climate grief, ecological justice, arts and storytelling that seek deeper understanding and meaning

Anthony Bennett
is a ClimateCultures Author

A multidisciplinary artist whose work, often collaborative, is inspired by difficult contemporary and future sociological concerns surrounding issues such as food security and migration.

Arran Stibbe

A reader in Ecological Linguistics (University of Gloucestershire), writer on language, reconnection with nature, the stories we live by, and founder of the International Ecolinguistics Association.

Beckie Leach
is a ClimateCultures Author

An artist, teacher and storyteller creating experiences for participation with the natural environment, and training as a facilitator in deep listening and the work that reconnects.

Ben Twist

Director of Creative Carbon Scotland, supporting the essential role of arts and culture in transformational change to a sustainable future, and a researcher exploring behaviour change.

Bill Jackson

A photographer, filmmaker and sound artist for whom issues of climate change are implicit, mapping his surroundings using sound and vision with a variety of approaches.

Bill McGuire

A researcher in the science of global heating and climate breakdown, and a writer of non-fiction on natural hazards and climate change and of speculative and climate-related fiction, who values his contribution to climate activism above everything else.

Bridget McKenzie

An independent researcher and creative curator, founding Climate Museum UK as an emerging mobile kit of 'loose parts' that creatively stirs responses to the climate emergency.

Briony Latter

A climate change researcher who focuses on communication, public engagement and understanding UK university and research culture and practices in the context of the climate emergency

Brit Griffin
is a ClimateCultures Author

Author of three near-future cli-fi novels and a writer of poetic/story musings, whose interests lay in reconciling with non-humans and exploring the human/creature boundaries.

Carol Padberg

An interdisciplinary artist and founder of the Nomad/9 Interdisciplinary MFA, exploring resiliency through poetic intervention and pragmatic engagement, including intimate interspecies works and international educational initiatives.

Cathy Fitzgerald

An artist and researcher exploring eco-social wellbeing by bringing art and non-art practices together in creative practice and offering Ecoliteracy learning for the arts.

Chris Sandom

A biologist with a research focus on Rewilding and an interest in applying its concepts to integrate human and ecological systems for the benefit of all.

Claire Atherton
is a ClimateCultures Author

An artist inspired by nature and using paint, clay, fabric and natural materials to explore how we intuitively respond to nature and the environment around us.

Claire Dean

A writer, editor, performer, project-maker and researcher exploring ways of bringing together traditional story forms and science communication with a focus on ecological wonder tales.

Clare Martynski

A PhD researcher exploring the ways in which encounters with interactive art may offer us different ways of knowing climate change.

Clare Redfern

An editor of Green Christian and organiser of an environment group, using films, music and poetry to communicate climate change and motivate group formation.

Cliff Cockerham

A Climate Ambassador with Physicians for Social Responsibility, a painter and retired research scientist who brings science into art galleries, promoting art that addresses climate change.

Cormac Walsh

An environmental geographer interested in coastal management and nature conservation in times of a changing climate, with a current focus on the Wadden Sea coast.

Dave Pritchard

An independent advisor with special interest in intersections between culture and environment, coordinating the Convention on Wetlands' Culture Network and chairing the Arts & Environment Network

Emelie Fälton

A researcher interested in environmental humanities, focusing on tourism discourses about nature and its ethical values.

Fi Brown

A writer and photographer, using these to inform, educate, discuss, and make people think about the world around us and our impact upon it.

Franziska Schmidt

A researcher, writer, activist, fruit tree pruner and nature learning facilitator who writes about the personal and psychological dimensions of climate change and ecological collapse.

Gabi Brown

A folk-pop musician, producer, community musician and facilitator, working on the joy found in activism, imagining climate-balanced futures and concern for the liveability of our planet.

Gillian McFarland

An art therapist involved in collaborative research and development on climate change and the impact of erosion through time on the physical and psychotopography of landscapes.

Gloria Barnett

A passionate marine conservation champion, scuba diver, filmmaker, educator and children's author, whose mission is to help people of all ages understand the world of oceans.

Hanien Conradie
is a ClimateCultures Author

A fine artist concerned with place and belonging, informed by the cosmology of African animism within the complex human and other-than-human networks that encompass a landscape.

Hassaun Jones-Bey
is a ClimateCultures Author

A retired engineer, science journalist and founder of Peace Jungle, which began as a musical storytelling project when online discourse associated 'apocalypse' with the impending twenty-first century.

Hayley Harrison

An artist working with people, text, forgotten spaces and abandoned materials (human and non-human) to start unromanticised conversations about our connection to ‘nature’.

Helen Chatterjee

A professor of Biology (University College London) whose research focuses on natural and cultural value and the impact of environmental change on biodiversity.

Helena Paul

A poet, writer, performer and musician working on tropical forests and land rights, oil extraction, biological diversity, patents on life, biofuels, climate change and much more.

Holly Bynoe

A curator, writer, educator, spiritualist and researcher interested in decolonization, ecology, ancestral practices, eco-feminism and vegetal intelligences, whose eco-social art practice focuses on regenerative healing strategies.

Iain Biggs
is a ClimateCultures Author

An independent artist, teacher and researcher interested in place seen through the lens of Felix Guattari's ecosophy, working extensively on ‘deep mapping’, other projects and publications.

Inês Ferreira-Norman

An artist and researcher currently working with ceremonial performances and drawing/mark making, interested in research that deepens our understanding of matter, post-materialism and immateriality.

Inês Marques

A researcher focused on subjects that connect science and design fields and have deep critical and social impact, such as sustainability, culture, heritage and education.

Isabel Galleymore

A poet and critic interested in climate change, nonhuman representation and ecopoetics, whose debut poetry collection, 'Significant Other', addresses the effect of climate change on biodiversity.

Isabel Thomas

A postgraduate student researching ecomusicology and ecospiritual music, and a singer and musician exploring ecological themes.

Jacqui Jones

A multi-media artist immersed in current social, political and scientific thinking, whose work encourages thought, conversation and action, focusing on the climate crisis and single-use plastics.

Jaime Moreno-Tejada

A historical geographer whose recent research touches on questions of waste, modernity and breathing in the Upper Amazon and beyond, among other relevant topics.

Jaime Robles

A writer and visual artist who has created several environmental poetry installations and collaborated on a dance–poem juxtaposing the natural world and the city in movement.

James Brady

An interdisciplinary artist-curator, publisher and climate activist endeavouring to reveal creative patterns embodied within our symbiosis with places, environments, natural systems, and with each other.

James Murray-White
is a ClimateCultures Author

A writer and filmmaker linking art forms to dialogue around climate issues, whose practice stretches back to theatre-making.

Jane Ekstam

A writer using the power of story to inform and stimulate empathy, and whose trilogy on the climate crisis explores the challenges facing young people today.

Jason Davis

Director of a forum sharing personal stories about the climate crisis and a musician whose music features excerpts from people’s recorded climate stories, increasing public engagement

Jemma Jacobs
is a ClimateCultures Author

A researcher and curator of activist art, personally specialising in climate communication within the Anthropocene to draw attention to those suffering disproportionately from climate change impacts.

Joanne Matthews

An artist and producer enquiring into intimate connection with humans and non-humans by embracing wildness, deep time and queering, using film, audio, text, drawing and performance.

Josefin Wangel

An 'undisciplined' researcher exploring how re-presentations -- popular culture, arts, media, and scenarios -- of futures, presents and pasts shape problem formulations, expectations and action (or the lack).

Julia Marques
is a ClimateCultures Author

A climate change dramatist, activist and communicator specialising in social and cultural aspects of climate change who has worked in the nonprofit and media sector.

Juniper Harrower

An ecologist and artist specializing in species interactions under climate change, human influence on ecological systems and solutions that protect at-risk species and promote environmental justice.

Kate Adams

An interdisciplinary performance maker and researcher exploring how artistic practices can strengthen relationships with the natural world and engage emotions in our climate and ecological crises.

Katherine Pogson

An artist and PhD student using the life cycles and movements of moths to investigate how we can reconnect with the other-than-human through materials and making.

Katy Fox

A social researcher, community organiser, teacher and ecosocial designer passionate about social and cultural transformation in relation to the existential risks humanity faces.

Kelvin Smith
is a ClimateCultures Author

A prose and poetry writer presenting imaginative perspectives on the climate crisis, and encouraging book people to change what they do and how they do it.

Kristina Lomas

A researcher helping arts and cultural organisations to improve their environmental and energy management and understand their inter-dependencies and relationships with natural and human made systems.

Laura Donkers
is a ClimateCultures Author

An ecological artist and researcher connecting people with ecology through community projects and outdoor art workshops to inform more creative and sustainable ways to live.

Laura Sedgwick

An experienced producer combining climate concerns with theatre, looking to take sustainability lessons and practices from the subsidised theatre sector to the industry's more commercial elements.

Lionel Playford

A landscape artist engaged with the here-and-now of the weather-world and with poetic ideas about our evolving relationship with nature, often working outdoors with others.

Lisa Lucero
is a ClimateCultures Author

A professor of Anthropology focusing on how Maya and other societies dealt with climate change: the emergence and demise of political power, ritual and water management.

Lisa Matthews

A poet, research student and sci-art practitioner, interested in practitioner-led discourse and new collaborations to take her Rachel Carson-focused work to events, festivals and conferences.

Luci Gorell Barnes

A visual artist exploring themes of childhood, place and belonging, whose participatory practice and responsive processes aim to help people think imaginatively with themselves and others.

Madeleine Fagan

An assistant professor in Politics and International Studies (Warwick University) whose research explores ethical theory in the context of apocalyptic narratives of climate change.

Margaret LeJeune

An image-maker, curator, and educator working predominantly with photographic-based mediums to explore our precarious relationship to the natural world.

Maria Cristina Caimotto

A scholar in English Linguistics and Translation whose research includes political and environmental discourse, with a focus on ideology, and who is also a cycling advocate.

Mark Goldthorpe
is a ClimateCultures Author

An independent researcher, project and events manager, and writer on environmental and climate change issues - investigating, supporting and delivering cultural and creative responses.

Mark Nash-Williams

A vicar of a remote rural parish, exploring how communities can become resilient and sustainable in the face of climate change.

Martin Mahony
is a ClimateCultures Author

A human geographer interested in the contemporary politics of climate change, how future atmospheres are imagined, constructed, represented and contested and historical geographies of environmental knowledge-making.

Mat Osmond
is a ClimateCultures Author

A visual artist, writer and essayist whose work's central question is what ecological recovery requires of us, faced with anthropogenic mass-extinction.

Matt Law
is a ClimateCultures Author

An environmental change & sustainability researcher interested in environmental archaeology and public engagement, working on a theatre project to explore climate change's disruption of everyday lives.

Michael Gresalfi
is a ClimateCultures Author

An artist who seeks to incorporate art with climate change data, and whose work in encaustic medium, glass paint, oils and acrylics includes 'Our Changing Planet'.

Nadine Andrews

A researcher, coach, facilitator and consultant with cultural, arts and heritage organisations, specialising in creative nature-based and mindfulness-based approaches.

Neil Kitching

A geographer and energy specialist who has witnessed climate change's creeping effects and whose book Carbon Choices addresses common-sense solutions to our climate and nature crises.

Nicky Saunter
is a ClimateCultures Author

An entrepreneurial thinker, practical activist and campaigner, and creative artist who is driven by what we can do rather than what we cannot change.

Niels Hoek
is a ClimateCultures Author

A legal researcher specialising in EU Environmental Law, whose PhD project addresses how the EU ‘governs’ light pollution and who mobilizes for this to change.

Ottavia Virzi
is a ClimateCultures Author

A set and costume designer focusing on sustainability, heritage crafts and social history, and associate artist with Art Rise Up, a group merging art and activism.

Patricia Tavormina

An educator and researcher networking with artists and scientists on climate change and currently writing climate fiction in an effort to make climate science more accessible.

Paul Allen
is a ClimateCultures Author

A renewable energy technologies expert, leading the Zero Carbon Britain research at the Centre for Alternative Technology.

Paul Feather
is a ClimateCultures Author

An animist farmer and author whose artistic interests include the courtship of landscapes for food and seed and translating animist thought into the language of physics.

Peter Adkins
is a ClimateCultures Author

A researcher and writer exploring how literature helps us imagine, understand and rethink environmental history, planetary change, resource use, and relationships between humans and other animals.

Rachel Magdeburg

An artist and PhD candidate addressing the Anthropocene through art-based practice in contemporary painting and adopting an intimate, tactile, sensitive mode of painting everyday objects.

Rajat Chaudhuri

A bilingual writer and activist whose works include eco-disaster novel The Butterfly Effect and has worked with international NGOs and the UN Commission on Sustainable Development.

Renata Tyszczuk

An academic and artist exploring global environmental change and provisionality in architectural thinking and practice, who convenes the Culture and Climate Change research and engagement framework.

Richard Kefford

A writer exploring the world through short stories, novels, poetry and non-fiction, who sees climate change as potentially existential for fellow travellers on planet Earth.

Rob La Frenais
is a ClimateCultures Author

An independent contemporary art curator, working internationally and creatively with artists entirely on original commissions, directly engaged with the artist’s working process as far as possible.

Robert Butler

A journalist, critic and academic writing on culture, climate change and the environment, with a recent focus on the relational sense of place in the Anthropocene.

Robin Walter

A forester and writer of nonfiction and poetic work on trees and the changes needed in the British landscape to deal with climate and ecological emergencies.

Roger Turner

An historian of air studying how humans have tried to understand the atmosphere, working with media and museums to tell compelling stories grounded in archival documents.

Sabina Sallis

A researching, collaborating, exhibiting artist and curator, using video, drawing, performance, sculpture and narrative that interweave fact and fiction to explore possible sustainable futures.

Salli Hipkiss
is a ClimateCultures Author

A writer, artist and educator, producing picture books, a novel and songs, with a background teaching and facilitating arts and sustainability with schools and communities.

Sally Moss
is a ClimateCultures Author

A writer, editor and researcher exploring creative ways to encourage regenerative living.

Sarah Thomas
is a ClimateCultures Author

A writer, documentary film-maker and traveller fascinated by our entanglements with the living world, and the nature of place.

Scarlet Hall
is a ClimateCultures Author

An artist who co-creates spaces of naming, questioning, healing and desiring in dedication to humans and non-humans who experience intimately the violent consequences of our disconnect.

Shamini Holloway

A researcher, film maker and festival manager creating strategies to deliver sustainability through the arts and research ways to disseminate education in an entertaining way.

Shruti Shiva

An architect, sustainable designer and writer interested in the medium of text, exploring the repercussions of climate change through the lens of calculations, designs and technicalities.

Stephen Peake

A senior lecturer in Environmental Technologies (Open University), writer and performer of playful attempts at disrupting our relationship with climate change: science, psychology and surreal dance.

Stuart Capstick

A social scientist researching communication and public understanding of climate change, with a background in psychology and interest in creative and artistic approaches to climate change.

Sue Lovell

A teacher of ethics, literature and academic writing, interested in narrative theory, embodiment, affect, ecocriticism, and climate change narratives relating to future identities in critical posthumanism.

Tehya Jennett

A filmmaker, Green Producer and environmentalist with roots in climate storytelling and activism, who has produced/directed two award-winning climate-focused short films.

Ursula Troche

A visual artist and writer working with space and place and moving between work, text and locations to explore hybrid and 'intertidal' spaces and interrogating edges.

Veronica Sekules
is a ClimateCultures Author

An art curator, educator and writer with a background in the environmental movement, who has created GroundWork Gallery to showcase art and campaign for the environment.

Veronica Vossen

A digital artist exploring an ecological consciousness of Earth’s aeonic timespan and the biosphere's evolution and sustainability in the face of anthropogenic destruction and climate change.

Veronika Vegesent

An artist whose work uses nature-made textures as a call to reconnect, appreciate the earth and all its creatures, and advocate eco-friendly practices in interior design.

Wallace Heim
is a ClimateCultures Author

A researcher and writer on performance and ecology, investigating how one ‘hears’ enmeshed dimensions of the human and other-than-human and the sonic languages of place.