Duncan McLaren is currently a freelance consultant and researcher, and part-time PhD student at Lancaster University. His research interests include cities, climate change, energy and geo-engineering, with a particular focus on issues of justice arising in these areas and the consequences for policy. Previously he worked for many years in environmental research and advocacy in the UK and internationally, most recently as Chief Executive of Friends of the Earth Scotland from 2003 until 2011, after which he moved to Sweden to spend more time with his children. His website can be found at https://sites.google.com/site/mclarenerc/home and he tweets at @mclaren_erc
Julian Agyeman is a Professor of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, USA. He is the originator of the concept of ‘just sustainabilities,‘ the full integration of social justice and sustainability. He was co-founder in 1988, and chair until 1994, of the Black Environment Network (BEN), the first environmental justice-based organization of its kind in Britain. He was co-founder in 1996, and is now Editor-in-Chief of Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability. He is also Series Editor of Just Sustainabilities: Policy, Planning and Practice published by Zed Books and Co-Editor of the Series Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City. His website is at http://julianagyeman.com/ and he tweets at: @julianagyeman
Their book Sharing Cities: a case for truly smart and sustainable cities is published by MIT Press (see https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/sharing-cities).