Kevin Smith has been working with the environmental justice project at TNI since 2005, although he was more informally involved since it started out as Carbon Trade Watch in 2002. He has a degree in Human Sciences. He used to be the editor of the Green Pepper magazine and in 2003 he helped to establish Escanda, a residential project in Northern Spain that combines sustainable living with political engagement at local and international levels. He currently lives in London works part time at Platform. He has been active in climate justice issues since the COP 6 in Den Haag in 2000 and participates in the international Durban Network for Climate Justice.
Areas of expertise:Emissions trading, biofuels, environmental racism, carbon offsetting, climate negotiations, climate protest movements
A frequent commentator on carbon trading and climate protest movements (especially in the UK), Kevin Smith has appeared in a wide range of media from The Economist to the BBC.