Author - Robin Russell-Jones


Dr Russell-Jones is one of the UK’s foremost environmental writers. He has produced films and co-edited several seminal works on the environment, including Lead versus Health with Sir Michael Rutter FRS, Radiation and Health with Sir Richard Southwood FRS, and Ozone Depletion: health and environmental consequences with Prof Tom Wigley. He chairs an educational charity, Help Rescue the Planet, dedicated to minimising air pollution and mitigating climate change.

Below is a video of Dr Russell-Jones speaking about the health effects of Nuclear Power stations.

Dr Russell-Jones is the author of The Gilgamesh Gene. Click on the product below to find out about this release.

Endorsements and Press

Listen here to an interview on BBC Radio Berkshire between Dr Russell-Jones and Bill Buckley about The Gilgamesh Gene and Climate Change.

Dr Russell-Jones talked about the Government initiatives to help air quality with Adrian Chiles and a panel on Five Live Daily (26 July 2017, 12pm). Listen to a section of this debate here.

“An incredible piece of work.”
Adrian Chiles, Presenter BBC Radio Five Live

“I’m impressed by the range of your scholarship and the approach you adopt to the huge environmental challenges faced by us and future generations. I also admire your sustained commitment.”
Jonathan Dimbleby, Presenter of ‘Any Questions’ on BBC Radio 4

“Robin Russell-Jones tells an epic tale that traces humankind’s apparent predisposition towards environmental destruction. He takes us from the depths of history to the present day, painting a picture rich in data and political insight. Read it before it’s too late.”
Geraint Davies MP, Council of Europe Rapporteur for fracking and air pollution

“… a remarkable mixture of political analysis and accurate scientific information on key environmental issues such as air pollution, fracking and climate change. Henceforth no politician can say they were not warned.”
Dr Charles Tannock, Conservative Member of the European Parliament for London