Mike developed a co-ordinated abatement strategy model for emissions to the atmosphere of acidic substances and their cost effective control, working with the Long Range Transboundary Atmospheric Pollution Convention.
For five years he was Director of the Stockholm Environment Institute in Sweden and then Director of LEAD-Europe in Geneva, part of the Rockefeller Foundation’s global Leadership for Environment and Development programme.
He now works as a private consultant on environmental matters, most recently with MISTRA in Sweden, the IPCC, European Union projects and with the Rockefeller Foundation on poverty alleviation and sustainable livelihoods.
He is also an honorary visiting professor in the Departments of Environment and Biology in the University of York, and a Senior Research Associate with SEI York.
- Governance of Air Quality and Stakeholder Engagement: Lessons and Experience from International Cases
- The relative sensitivity of ecosystems in Europe to acidic depositions. A preliminary assessment of the sensitivity of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. Report of the Advanced Seminar on Economic and Legal Aspects of Pollution Abatement Strategies
- Ecological footprint and water analysis of cotton, hemp and polyester
- Negotiating climate change: The inside story of the Rio Convention
- Monitoring airborne dust in a high density coal-fired power station region in North Yorkshire