Chris Goodall

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Chris Goodall.
Chris Goodall helping at the Winter Green Fair, Oxford, 2009.

Christopher Frank William Goodall (born 29 December 1955) is an English businessman and author. He is an alumnus of St Dunstan’s College,[1] University of Cambridge, and Harvard Business School (MBA).[2]

His début book How to Live a Low-Carbon Life, won the 2007 Clarion award for non-fiction.[3] His second book, Ten Technologies to Fix Energy and Climate, was first published in November 2008 by Profile Books.[4] Goodall wrote The Green Guide For Business, also published by Profile Books.[5]

In November 2012, a new book - Sustainability: All That Matters - was published by Hodder.[6][7]

Goodall was the Green Party parliamentary candidate for Oxford West and Abingdon in the 2010 general election.[6]

On the issue of UK's energy mix, Goodall considers that nuclear power has a role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Goodall has said "Including nuclear power in this mix will make a low-carbon and energy-secure future easier to achieve."[8]

He owns and operates the website Carbon Commentary.[9]

Goodall has also contributed a number of articles to the Guardian.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Acknowledgments, Ten Technologies to Fix Energy and Climate
  2. ^ Back cover, How to Live a Low-Carbon Life
  3. ^ "Chris Goodall". Profile Books. 2013. Retrieved 3 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Goodall, Chris (27 November 2008). "The 10 big energy myths". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. OCLC 60623878. Retrieved 3 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "The Green Guide For Business". Profile Books. 2013. Retrieved 3 January 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "Carbon Commentary · About". Carbon Commentary. 2013. Retrieved 3 January 2013. 
  7. ^ "Sustainability: All That Matters by Chris Goodall". Amazon.co.uk. 2013. Retrieved 3 January 2013. 
  8. ^ Goodall, Chris (23 February 2009). "The green movement must learn to love nuclear power - Commentators - Voices -". The Independent. Retrieved 3 January 2013. 
  9. ^ "Carbon Commentary · Contact". Carbon Commentary. 2013. Retrieved 3 January 2013. 
  10. ^ "Chris Goodall". The Guardian. 2013. Retrieved 3 January 2013. 

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