Joel Lardner has been a practising illustrator since 1996. He has an international client base and extensive experience in contemporary illustration. Joel is currently exploring new opportunities and directions for the subject of illustration in his role as senior lecturer at the Arts University College, Bournemouth, UK.
Paul Roberts is the author of The End of Oil and The End of Food. As a journalist, his writing has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, the New Republic, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, and elsewhere. He was a finalist for a National Magazine Award in 1999, and for the New York Public Library Helen Bernstein Book Award in 2005. Roberts appears regularly on TV and radio. He lives in Washington State.