Joss Garman

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Joss Garman (born 1985) is a British environmentalist who is noted for co-founding the climate change campaign group Plane Stupid. For several years he was a campaign leader for Greenpeace UK,[1] often acting as a spokesperson for the organisation and writing for national newspapers.[2][3] In 2014 he joined the Institute for Public Policy Research and became Associate Director for energy, transport and climate change.[4]


Born in Radnorshire, Mid-Wales, he attended his local comprehensive school before going on to read Politics at SOAS, University of London.[5]


His father, David Garman, is the inventor of the world’s first bath lift[6] and in 2015 was awarded an OBE for services to the healthcare industry.[7][8]


In August 2007 ahead of the Camp for Climate Action, Garman was named in a High Court injunction by airport operator BAA in a bid to prevent environmental protests at Heathrow.[9]


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