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Helen Harwatt Food & Climate Policy Fellow

Dr Helen Harwatt is an environmental social scientist, with a focus on food systems shifts and their contribution to climate change mitigation goals. Helen’s current projects focus on identifying pathways toward creating food systems that meet planetary health goals.

Prior to joining HLS, Helen spent three years developing the environmental nutrition research program at the Loma Linda University in California, and seven years at the University of Leeds’s Sustainability Research Institute in the UK, conducting research on climate change mitigation focused on consumers, businesses, and governments, and as an affiliate of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research and the Centre for Low Carbon Futures. Helen won an international award from the International Transport Forum for her PhD research, which focused on the potential to meet climate change mitigation targets through a personal carbon trading scheme in the UK. Helen joined the Environment and Society Centre at Chatham House as senior research fellow three years ago.

Below you can see a selection of news related to Helen’s work with the Program, and media stories in which she has been mentioned or quoted.

Media Coverage

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September 03, 2019 The Milk Situation

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