Dave Reay is a lecturer in Carbon Management in the School of Geosciences at the University of Edinburgh. He is author of Climate Change Begins at Home (Macmillan, 2005, shortlisted for Times Higher Young Academic Author of the Year, 2006) and of How to Save the Planet (Macmillan.) He runs the Greenhouse Gas Online web site, which has won several awards.
Pete Smith is the Royal Sciety-Wolfson Professor of Soils & Global Change, in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Aberdeen. His main areas of expertise are in modelling greenhouse gas / carbon mitigation, bio-energy for fossil fuel offsets, and biological carbon sequestration.
Andre van Amstel is Assistant professor in the Dept. Environmental Sciences at Wageningen University, The Netherlands. He previously taught physical geography in Amsterdam. He worked at the Institute of Public Health and the Environment from 1991 to 1996 where he was responsible for the national greenhouse gas emissions inventories for the National Communication on Climate Policies from the Netherlands to the Climate Convention. In 2006 he was one of the coordinating lead authors for the volume on agriculture, forestry and land use of the IPCC Guidelines for national greenhouse gas inventories.