John H. Adams (NRDC)
John Hamilton Adams (born 1936) is the founding director and trustee of the Natural Resources Defense Council, founded in 1970. Adams served as executive director and, later, as president of the nonprofit conservation group until 2006. Prior to co-founding NRDC, Adams served as an assistant U.S. attorney in Manhattan. He also served as an adjunct faculty member at New York University's law school.
- Robert Cahn; John H Adams; et al., An Environmental agenda for the future, Island Press (Washington, DC), 1985, ISBN 978-0-933280-29-8, OCLC 12557563
- John H. Adams and Patricia Adams with George Black, A Force for Nature, Chronicle Books (San Francisco), August 2010, ISBN 978-0-8118-6535-7, OCLC 531718647
- John Adams, Leading Force for American Environment, Will Pass the Torch in 2006, press release, NRDC, March 10, 2005
- John H. Adams, NRDC Founding Director, NRDC
- Announcing The 2010 Medal of Freedom Recipients, whitehouse.gov, November 17, 2010] November 17, 2010.
- Profile at Natural Resources Defense Council
- Appearances on C-SPAN
- Works by or about John H. Adams in libraries (WorldCat catalog)
- John H. Adams at SourceWatch
- A Force for Nature at Chronicle Books (publisher)
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