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Oliver Morton is a senior editor at The Economist. He was previously the chief news and features editor at the scientific journal Nature and editor of Wired UK.

He is the author of Mapping Mars: Science, Imagination and the Birth of a World (2002), which was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award; Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007); and The Planet Remade: How Geoengineering Could Change the World (2015), which was shortlisted for the Royal Society Book Prize.

Last Updated: August 1, 2017