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Brian Clegg was educated at Manchester Grammar School and read Natural Sciences at Cambridge, specialising in experimental physics. He spent a year at Lancaster University gaining a second MA in Operational Research and then joined British Airways, where he worked for 17 years on a wide range of projects. In 1994 he launched a new career providing creativity consultancy to corporations and writing for magazines and books. His clients have included BA, Smith Kline Beecham, the BBC, the Treasury and the Met Office. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He is also the editor of the successful www.popularscience.co.uk book review site. Brian Clegg lives in a Wiltshire village with his wife and two children.

Books by Brian Clegg


The Freakonomics of Green. Clegg takes a scalpel to all things Green, using the combined tools of logic and economics to discover why it is that a subject that should be a no-brainer is so clouded by layers of confusion and deception.

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The Global Warming Survival Kit

The first book to take a hard, scientific look at the likely scenarios and - uniquely - provide practical advice for you and your family on how to cope with anything global warming might throw at you.

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