Fiona Harvey

Fiona Harvey

Environment Editor

The Guardian


Fiona Harvey is a journalist who has covered the environment for the Financial Times and the Guardian. She has written extensively on environmental issues ranging from air pollution and biodiversity to ocean plastic and climate change. Her assignments have taken her to the Arctic and the Amazon, and she has attended nearly every United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties since 2004.

Harvey has interviewed major world figures including António Guterres, Ban Ki-moon, Tony Blair, José Manuel Barroso, Noam Chomsky, Mikhail Gorbachev, and Sir David Attenborough. Among numerous awards and recognitions, she has won the Foreign Press Association award for Environment Story of the Year (twice), the British Environment and Media Awards Journalist of the Year, and in 2020, she was named one of the Woman’s Hour Power “Our Planet” List of 30 top UK women.