About

 
 

It all started when...

Combining a passion for the environment and learning, and the inability to keep quiet in most situations, the media and climate change was the place for me to be...

I'm Dr. Adam Bumpus. I have a PHD from Oxford in climate change and am a senior lecturer in Innovation. I am passionate about our planet and what we might do to save it, and I believe that the answer may just lie in the technology we have at our disposal right now, and whats just around the corner.

My work focuses on the business and policy pathways to a low carbon future, including how communications can assist business in combating climate change, how mobile technologies can make local development more effective, and how local sustainability innovations can become successful in the global economy. I have worked across the world - with gangsters in the shanty towns of Honduras, through to the remote islands in the Pacific, and the boardrooms of some of the worlds largest organisations.

I worked in advertising for 3 years, hosted the first Climate Change TV series for the UN climate meetings,  consulted for the World Bank on how mainstream blockbuster films can improve public solutions to climate change, and was a 2016 Australian Broadcasting Corporation Scientist in Residence after winning their Top 5 Under 40 competition. In 2012, I also co-founded the media production and strategic communications for development firm, Apidae.                                                                                              

I have has a doctorate in Geography and the Environment (Carbon Finance and International Development) from the University of Oxford, a Masters in Globalisation from the University of London, and an Bachelor of Science from the University of East Anglia, where I wrote a thesis on how humans can use dancing to improve their mating tactics...