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JamesThorntonCE

James ClientEarth

Founding CEO of environmental law org @ClientEarth
Tweets by me (& occasionally by my team)

Joined on 25 October, 2011

http://www.clientearth.org

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What happens where AI meets the battle against climate change?

In this special one hour webinar, @brianeno and I will be introducing @dannyhillis and Howard Covington, who will explore the themes that will determine how the decade unfolds.

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Young minke whale on the beach in Lowestoft today. Killed perhaps by the raging storm yesterday. It should be towed out to sea where it can feed creatures down the trophic chain for years.

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Replying to @McrSciFest: Join musician and climate campaigner @BrianEno and founder of @ClientEarth, @JamesThorntonCE, to discover how the power of…

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Join musician and climate campaigner @BrianEno and founder of @ClientEarth, @JamesThorntonCE, to discover how the power of the law can be used to protect the environment and build a brighter future for people *and* the planet🌍

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Quoted @wickedleeksmag

Wicked Leeks issue 5 is out now! With a theme of positive change, it features a cover interview with the brilliant @HughFW, columns by @ling_judy, @BirdgirlUK, @JamesThorntonCE, and articles on sustainable farming, greenwash, pesticides & more. Read here >

I spoke with @wickedleeksmag about the green recovery’s link with forests and fish.

Very pleased to be in such esteemed company @HughFW and @BirdgirlUK.

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Quoted @coldplay

We’re big believers in the power of law to protect the planet, and no one does it better than @ClientEarth. Please listen to this if you have a few spare minutes. PH

As ever, thanks to the much adored @coldplay for their superstar support.

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Cool online tool from MIT to compare the costs and emissions of electric v normal cars. Guess what, electric wins. But see for yourself--check your car and the car you want:

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Quoted @Costingtheearth

Meet James Thornton, CEO of @ClientEarth who uses the law to challenge companies' and Govts' behaviour and decisions affecting carbon emissions. Our next #climate champion on #39 ways @BBCSounds now or 1.45 today on @BBCRadio4 . Photo by @danwiltonphoto

If you want to listen to me on this fantastic new BBC Radio 4 show, I’ll be on the omnibus on Friday at 9pm or listen online -

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Catch me today on BBC Radio 4 at 1.45pm talking with @tomheapmedia on @BBCRadio4 about one way we can save our planet.

A truly innovative series looking at fascinating people's ideas and passion around cutting carbon. #39WaysToSaveThePlanet

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ClientEarth invites you to an exclusive webinar with me, Dylan Redford @redfordcenter and our US board president tomorrow.

We are going to talk storytelling and climate action, and what the real priorities are for the preservation of our planet.

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Five mins later, what a day!

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Replying to @PlanetBubble: Every time I listen to or read anything from @JamesThorntonCE & the phenomenal @ClientEarth team it makes me wish I was a…

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Quoted @JamesThorntonCE

If you have 15 minutes today, then I'd love you to listen to my episode on @BBCRadio4 #39WaysToSaveThePlanet.

The new game-changing series by @tomheapmedia. He looks at inspiring ideas being used for cutting our #carbon - in collaboration with @RGS_IBG

Every time I listen to or read anything from @JamesThorntonCE & the phenomenal @ClientEarth team it makes me wish I was a lawyer!

Many of you know my huge interest in law & investing as tools to drive change. Listen to James explain how! 👇🏻

#impactinvesting

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My favourite thought this week from my friend Howard Covington:

“I thought we might start the new term with the observation that in China the president bans Twitter and Facebook, whereas in the US Twitter and Facebook ban the president. What does this tell us about the world?”

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What’s the Government’s next move—will it continue pulling down key environmental protections?Government breaks promise to maintain ban on bee-harming pesticide

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Replying to @ClientEarth: Our lawyer Katie Nield comments on the legal implications of the landmark decision into Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah's death. Th…

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Our lawyer Katie Nield comments on the legal implications of the landmark decision into Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah's death. This could not have happened without the work of @rosamund_ElsFdn and her legal team at @HJAcivillibs.

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I chatted with @beautyandwb in New York about the small and big steps we can take to understand and combat climate change. We discussed human rights, Black Lives Matter and more. I hope you enjoy it!

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The ECB needs to follow the Paris Agreement, so this is positive: Christine Lagarde expected to make ECB a climate change pioneer via @financialtimes

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This Thursday, I will be joining some of the best artists and musicians to celebrate Edmund de Waal's installation at the British Museum, library of exile.

I will be reading from my book of poems, Notes from a Mountain Village. Come and have a listen.

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I am honoured to be a judge for @LaurelPrize 2021 run by the @poetryschool.

I speak as a poet, eco-lawyer and a lifelong lover of nature who understands and encourages the importance of creative writing in the climate discourse.

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