Peter is director of the UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction and professor of geophysics at UCL. His research aims are to investigate the mechanics of the Earth’s crust and ice sheets, directed towards studying the impacts of climate change and natural hazards, and the implications for disaster risk reduction.
Advances in Earth Science: from Earthquakes to Global Warming (Imperial College Press, 2007)
America: the twilight years?
"Although 'battle' suggests destruction, these were some of the most constructive debates I've taken part in. This was civilised conflict in the best sense of both words."
Julian Baggini, author, Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, and The Ego Trick