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Joni Praded
Board Member

Joni Praded has been publishing on the nexus between environment, economy, and politics for more than three decades. Currently a consulting editor and formerly senior editor for Chelsea Green Publishing, she acquires and develops solutions-oriented books exploring climate change, new economics, systems thinking, renewable energy strategies, progressive politics, community resilience, and other topics related to sustainable living. Books she has developed include New York Times and international bestsellers as well as foundational movement-building works. She also consults for The Next System Project and other nonprofits. Previously, she was 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.