Mike Berners-Lee

Mike Berners-Lee

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 organisations from the word’s largest tech giants to SMEs. Small World is a leader in the field of supply chain carbon metrics and management. He is a professor at Lancaster University where his research includes sustainable food systems and carbon metrics. He is the author of three acclaimed books.

His latest book, ‘There Is No Planet B: A Handbook for the Make or Break years’ is a practical and holistic tour of the 21st century’s biggest challenges, laced throughout with practical guidance for individuals, businesses and politicians.

About his first book, ‘How Bad Are Bananas? The Carbon Footprint Of Everything’, Bill Bryson wrote “I can’t think of the last time I read a book that was more fascinating, and useful and enjoyable all at the same time”

His second book, ‘The Burning Question’, co-written with Duncan Clark, explores the big picture on climate change and the underlying global dynamics, asking what mix of politics, economics, psychology and technology are really required to deal with the problem. Al Gore described it as “Fascinating, important and highly recommended”

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