Carmelo Amalfi is a science and environment writer based in Perth, Western Australia.
A founding member of the Australian Science Communicators and former science and technology writer for The West Australian newspaper for nearly 20 years, he teaches journalism at Murdoch University.
From December 7 to 18, he will attend the United Nations climate change conference in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Accompanied by three journalism students, Katie Day, Matt Whitby and Ben O'Halloran, he will coordinate coverage of the biggest environment conference on the planet. The climate team will produce stories, images, blogs and vlogs via PerthNow and the university homepage.