Tony Juniper
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Tony Juniper is an independent sustainability and environment adviser, writer and campaigner.

He works as a Senior Associate with the University of Cambridge Program for Sustainability Leadership and as Special Advisor with the Prince’s Charities International Sustainability Unit. He advises international companies, both in a personal capacity and as a founder member of the Robertsbridge Group. He speaks and writes on many aspects of sustainability, is the chair of the 10:10 climate change campaign, the chair of Action for Renewables and is the editor of GREEN magazine. He is the author of several books, including the award winning Parrots of the World, Spix's Macaw and How Many Light Bulbs Does It Take To Change A Planet? He was a co-author of Harmony, with HRH The Prince of Wales and Ian Skelly. His new book What has Nature ever done for us? will be published in 2012. He began his career as an ornithologist, working with Birdlife International. From 1990 he worked at Friends of the Earth and was the organisation's executive director from 2003-2008 and was the Vice Chair of Friends of the Earth International from 2000-2008.

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The Floods Should Convince Ministers to Increase Home-Grown Energy

(1) Comments | Posted 13 March 2014 | (10:05)

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In the aftermath of the floods and the debate about what needs to be done to prevent similar events in future, there has been a focus on the role of farming. A lot of this has been about land use, and how water...

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Wind Energy: A Win Wind Situation

(5) Comments | Posted 3 October 2013 | (11:00)

The small minority that is fiercely opposed to wind power, and to renewable energy in general, has its reasons for feeling the way it does. While I regard their views as misguided, I can respect their point of view, so long as it is based on facts and reason. And...

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Why Saving the Planet Could Save the Economy

(1) Comments | Posted 25 April 2012 | (14:17)

Yesterday's GDP figures reveal that we're back in recession. It's clear that urgent action is required to prevent our economy from slipping back even further - but this news comes on the back of a lack of leadership by the government on one of the few sectors of our economy...

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Why Prince Charles's Marine Programme Can Impact on the Future of World Fish Stocks

(1) Comments | Posted 2 February 2012 | (23:00)

Many of the world's fish stocks are in a state of crisis - right? And there is nothing that can be done about it? Well no. And that is the message that comes through today, following two years of research, conversation and thinking from the Prince of Wales's...

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Spix's Macaw

(3) Comments | Posted 1 January 2012 | (23:00)

Last May, while having dinner with a close friend, I suddenly found myself on the receiving end of unexpected compliments - for having had one of my books made into a film." What film?" I said. "Rio", my friend replied, adding that it was "the one about the two rare...

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