Grow Green
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11th April 2019, The British Library, London

Guy Shrubsole, Friends of the Earth

Guy Shrubsole is a campaigner and investigator at Friends of the Earth. He is currently leading their work to double UK forestry cover by 2050 as part of FOE's ambitions to make space for nature and transition the UK to net zero emissions. Guy led FOE's successful campaigns to protect Sherwood Forest from fracking, secure new government funding for natural flood measures, and stop a new opencast coal mine at Druridge Bay.

Previously he worked for the Public Interest Research Centre, DEFRA, and New Zealand's Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. He blogs about land ownership at