Janet Larsen is an environmental analyst working to connect the dots among environmental and social issues, including climate, energy, water, food, and security. She is the founder of One Planet Strategies LLC, where she does research, writing, and analysis as an independent consultant.
Previously, Janet was one of the incorporators of the Earth Policy Institute, where she led the research team for 15 years. With Lester Brown and colleagues, she co-authored the books The Great Transition: Shifting from Fossil Fuels to Solar and Wind Energy and The Earth Policy Reader. Prior to the creation of Earth Policy Institute, Janet worked as a staff researcher at the Worldwatch Institute. She has conducted fieldwork examining salt-tolerant plants on the Chilean coast and poison dart frogs in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest, and continues to enjoy the outdoors. Janet holds a Bachelor of Science in Earth Systems from Stanford University and a Master of Environmental Management from Duke University. She lives in Washington, D.C.
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