David Shukman

Former BBC Science Editor, speaker, writer, consultant

David Shukman played a leading role in the BBC’s coverage of the environment with reports regularly featured on flagship TV and radio programmes and the BBC website for nearly twenty years. A pioneer of live broadcasting from remote locations from the Amazon rainforest to the Antarctic ice-sheet, David has won awards for highlighting global warming, deforestation and plastic pollution. Sir David Attenborough describes him as “a leader in raising awareness of climate change”. After a career in journalism lasting four decades and spanning more than 100 countries, David left the BBC after COP26 in November 2021 and is now working as a freelance journalist, speaker and consultant.

His recent TV documentary, Reporting from the Climate Frontlines, is available here: https://youtu.be/CrxtRJmjAPc.