John Lang

John Lang

John Lang is a science communicator and climate expert who works for the UK-based Energy and Climate Intelligence, and is founder of the e-nvironmentalist and Consult Climate. He is also working on a project called the Climate Trunk. John holds a Master of Laws in environmental law and policy from UCL and likes running and climbing in his spare time. Langa’s interests span earth science, business, psychology and doughnut economics. If you’d like to use John's infographics, or any of its contents, please drop him an email [email protected] and he will be able to provide it in various formats.

Gear change:
Getting a grip on the fact(s)

January 29, 2021
In advance of the Climate Change Commission laying out its decarbonisation advice for the next 15 years, there’s one fact that stands out. New Zealand’s journey to net zero CO2...

‘The name’s Brick’ - COVID-19 and Climate Change

September 08, 2020
Despite the rumours, pandemic-caused restrictions have not been a ‘temporary reprieve’ or ‘silver lining’ for climate change.  In this infographic, Kiwi science communicator and climate expert John Lang introduces the...

Work of science to work of art: a visual explanation of the IPCC’s latest special report on the ocean and cryosphere

October 22, 2019
To save you the hassle, John Lang has done the heavy lifting on last month’s IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere (SROCC). In succinct, but typically striking fashion,...

A Nod to NZ: What can we make of the advice from the UK’s Committee on Climate Change

May 22, 2019
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) spoke firmly: the UK should legislate as soon as possible for a net zero economy by 2050. When the target is set in concrete,...

Tackling the Perfect Problem

December 14, 2017
Psychologist Daniel Kahneman, one of the world’s brightest minds, is very sorry about what he’s got to say: “I’m deeply pessimistic. I really see no path to success on climate...