Childs, Mike

Mike Childs is Head of Policy, Research and Science at Friends of the Earth, where he has worked for more than 20 years. During this time he helped lead Friends of the Earth's Big Ask campaign for the Climate Change Act 2008, which was the first ever national law to commit a Government to making annual cuts in greenhouse gases. He has jointly authored and published Reckless Gamblers, which identifies carbon budgets and reduction trajectories for countries based on a 70% probability of avoiding 2 degrees. In a lifetime of campaigning for environmental justice, Childs has written numerous policy briefings and articles, spoken at meetings, marched, and lobbied governmental figures.