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David Thorpe

David Thorpe is the tutor on our One Planet Life course.


David believes that 'with imagination we can change the world'.


He is the author of The One Planet Life (Routledge, 2015) and a co-founder/patron of The One Planet Council, and wrote the OPC's guidance to applying for planning permission for a one planet development.


He is currently working with a team to develop Wales' first 'one planet' neighbourhood on the edge of an existing settlement.


Amongst his many publications are the Earthscan Expert Guides to Solar Technology, Sustainable Home Refurbishment, and Energy Management and the forthcoming Passive Solar Architecture and Solar Energy Pocket Reference Books.


He is a former manager of the publications department at the Centre for Alternative Technology.


David was for 13 years news editor of Energy and Environmental Management magazine.