James Thornton

Ashoka Fellow
United Kingdom
Fellow Since 2013

Citation

This profile was prepared when James Thornton was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2013.
Introduction
Working at the intersection of Europe’s entrenched environmental challenges, layers of government institutions, and country-specific agendas, James Thornton is using a legal approach to systematically defend an environmental agenda across Europe for the first time. James is laying the groundwork for a more engaged and effective citizen sector, demonstrating the key role it has to play to foster real cross-country collaboration and sustainability for future generations.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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