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Joni Praded
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Joni Praded has been publishing on the nexus between environment, economy, and politics for more than three decades. She works with authors and publishers to develop solutions-oriented books exploring climate change, new economics, systems thinking, renewable energy strategies, progressive politics, community resilience, and other topics related to sustainable living. She also writes, edits, and/or consults for Chelsea Green Publishing Company, The Next System Project, and several other organizations. Previously, she was a senior editor and editorial director at Chelsea Green Publishing company, where books she acquired and edited include New York Times and international bestsellers as well as foundational movement-building works. She has also served as director of program advancement for Island Press/Center for Resource Economics; director and editor of Animals, a magazine that focused on wildlife and the environment; and a journalist writing for various magazines covering the environment and progressive politics. Earlier in her career she worked for Little Brown and Company.

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