Simon Mundy began his reporting career in Johannesburg, where he covered Southern Africa for the Financial Times. After a stint writing on the London financial sector he spent seven years in Asia, as FT bureau head in Seoul and then Mumbai. He was born in the UK.
'In Race for Tomorrow, journalist Simon Mundy takes us on a trip around the world, from the southern end of South America to the northern reaches of Greenland, telling the extraordinary tales of ordinary people of all stripes who are already finding themselves on the frontlines of the climate crisis. Read this book both to understand the urgency of climate action, and to recognize, too, the agency we still have in averting a catastrophic climate future. It's an inspiring piece of work that deserves a broad audience' Michael E. Mann, Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science, Penn State University, and author of The New Climate War 'Simon Mundy has crossed the world, putting a human face on the most important story of our times. This book is eloquent and humane - a vital work of storytelling' Henry Mance, author of How to Love Animals in a Human-Shaped World 'Simon Mundy's vivid and informed despatches from the frontline of climate change reveal not only the catastrophes imposed by global warming (which are hidden from most of us) but the best and brightest of responses to them ... Don't wait. Read it now before the race is lost' Adam Nicolson, author of The Sea is Not Made of Water