Professor Mike Hulme is the Founding Director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, UK, and is based in the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia where he has worked for the last 18 years. His general research interest is global climate change and the science/policy interface, but specialising in the construction and application of climate change scenarios for impact, adaptation and integrated assessment.
Hulme has prepared climate scenarios and reports for the UK Government, the European Commission, UNEP, UNDP, WWF-International and the IPCC. He was a co-ordinating lead author for the chapter on 'Climate scenario development' for the Third Assessment Report of the United Nations IPCC, as well as a contributing author for several other chapters.
Hulme is speaking at at the 2007 Battle of Ideas conference hosted by the Institute of Ideas in the UK.