John Stewart and Bob Watson head new Green List

October 12, 2008 at 10:14 am | Posted in Climate change, Environment, Global warming | Leave a comment
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Congratulations to John Stewart for earning recognition for his good work and for being awarded the top position in the Independent on Sunday’s new Green List published today. Great news that Robert Watson is a most-deserving runner-up too.

Full story and list at that link ^^^ —glad to see HM the Queen squeaks in at No. 100!

IoS descriptions for John and Bob are classics in themselves:

1. John Stewart, Activist

Not a famous face, but Britain’s most effective radical green activist. He co-ordinated protests that brought Tory plans for ‘the greatest road-building programme since the Romans’ to a screeching halt in the 1990s. Now he is spearheading the campaign against airport expansion – and particularly Heathrow’s third runway.

2. Professor Bob Watson, Chief scientist, Defra

Engaging mad-scientist beard and hairdo conceal one of the world’s best green brains. Central to the successful bid to save the ozone layer. Fired as head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change at Bush’s insistence. After years at Nasa, the White House and World Bank now at bumbling Defr

Worth celebrating!

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