Joss Garman

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Joss Garman FRSA (born 1985) is a British environmentalist who is noted for co-founding the climate change campaign group Plane Stupid.


His father is the inventor of the world’s first bath lift and owns a multinational company called Mangar International which exports to a large number of countries.[1] His parents are nature lovers, as well as members of Greenpeace.[2]


He holds a degree in politics from the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies. (SOAS)[3]


A campaigner for Greenpeace UK since May 2007, he has been described as one of the "50 people who could save the planet" by The Guardian[4] and as a "champion of the green movement" by The Sunday Times.[5]

In August 2007 ahead of the Camp for Climate Action, he was named in a High Court injunction by airport operator BAA in a bid to prevent environmental protests at Heathrow.[6]

He writes a monthly column for The Ecologist magazine and blogs frequently for The Guardian's Commentisfree.[7] His articles have also appeared in The Independent on Sunday [8] and The Observer.[9]


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