Peter Thomson is the environment editor of the PRI/BBC daily public radio news program The World and author of the acclaimed book Sacred Sea:A Journey to Lake Baikal, about the world's largest and deepest lake, in Siberia. He was the founding editor and producer of NPR’s groundbreaking environmental news program Living on Earth, in 1991, where his reporting also took him from Alaska to Mexico to Morocco. He served 15 years on the board of Directors of the Society of Environmental Journalists and currently sits on the advisory board of the Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting.
During his fellowship Peter reported on efforts to build the missing links in Europe’s ongoing energy transition from conventional to renewable sources: energy storage and efficiency.
This fellowship was part of the EU funded Transatlantic Energy and Climate Network project.