Brian Smith's day job is Pacific/International Press Secretary for Earthjustice (http://www.earthjustice.org). His work ranges from publicizing work on climate change and international issues, Native Hawaiian water rights, protecting national forests in California, and cleaning up the air and water in California's Central Valley where he grew up. Brian is a graduate of University of California, Santa Cruz. Once an elementary school teacher, Brian has done social change press work for over a decade. In his free time, Brian volunteers as treasurer of the Carfree Network USA (http://carfreeusa.blogspot.com), a group promoting urban transit, smart housing, and public space to make our cities more livable and ecologically sustainable.