The Author

Mike Berners-Lee consults, thinks, writes and researches on sustainability and responses to 21st century challenges.

Mike is the founder of Small World Consulting, an associate company of Lancaster University, which works with a broad range of organisations: from large corporations, to national parks, to small, local businesses and community organisations. Small World is a leader in the field of carbon metrics and holistic thinking around the systemic change needed for a sustainable world.

He is a professor at Lancaster University’s Environment Centre, where his research includes sustainable food systems and carbon metrics. He co-ordinates the Global Futures event series, which is freely open to all and explores big global challenges in multidisciplinary ways.

He has made numerous speaking, radio and TV appearances to promote public awareness of sustainability and climate change issues, including on David Attenborough’s Climate Change: the Facts. He is the author of There Is No Planet B, and co-author (with Duncan Clark) of The Burning Question.