Akshat Rathi is an award-winning senior reporter for Bloomberg News. He is the host of Zero, a climate podcast for Bloomberg Green. He has a PhD in organic chemistry from the University of Oxford, and a BTech in chemical engineering from the Institute of Chemical Technology in Mumbai. He has worked for Quartz, The Economist and the Royal Society of Chemistry. His writings have also been published in Nature, The Hindu, Guardian, Ars Technica, and Chemistry World, among others. He lives with his wife in London, UK.