Julian Agyeman is a Professor of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University. His current research focuses on the complex and embedded relations between humans and the environment and the effects of this on public policy and planning processes and outcomes. He co-founded the Black Environment Network and Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability, for which he serves as Editor-in-Chief.
Duncan McLaren is a freelance researcher and consultant, focusing on energy, climate, cities, and sustainability. He is studying part-time for a PhD in the justice implications of geoengineering at Lancaster University, UK. Previously, he worked for many years in the environmental non-profit sector, most recently as Chief Executive of Friends of the Earth Scotland from 2003 to 2011. He is the co-author, with Julian Agyeman, of Sharing Cities: A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable Cities.
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