Felix Dodds

Felix Dodds is a senior fellow at the Global Research Institute and a senior affiliate at the Water Institute at University of North Carolina and an Associate Fellow at the Tellus Institute. He was for 20 years the Executive Director of Stakeholder Forum for a Sustainable Future (1992-2012). He played a significant role in the Rio+20 Conference and has been active at the UN since 1990 attending  key meetings on sustainable development. In 2011 he chaired the UN DPI NGO 64th Conference on Sustainable Societies - Responsive Citizens, he also co-chaired the UN  Commission on Sustainable Development NGO Steering Committee (1997-2001). He has written or edited 14 books his latest is ‘Negotiating the Sustainable Development Goals’ with Ambassador Donoghue and Jimena Roesch which completes the Vienna Cafe Trilogy with the ‘New Development Agenda’ and 'From Rio+20 to the New Development Agenda' written with Jorge Laguna and Liz Thompson and ‘Only One Earth’ written with Maurice Strong and Michael Strauss. His other books are: ‘The Water, Food, Energy and Climate Nexus: Challenges and an Agenda for Action’ edited by Felix Dodds and Jamie Bartram (2016); ‘Governance for Sustainable Development’ (2015) (edited); ‘The Plain Language Guide to Rio+20’ (2013); ‘Into the 21st Century’ (Green Print 1988), ‘The Way Forward Beyond Agenda 21’ (1997); ‘Earth Summit 2002’ (2000); ‘Multi-stakeholder processes’ (2002); ‘How to Lobby at Intergovernmental Meetings’ (2004); ‘Human and Environmental Security’ (2005); ‘Negotiating and Implementing MEAs’ (2007); ‘Climate and Energy Insecurity’ (2009); ‘Biodiversity and Ecosystem Insecurity’ (2011). Most recently he has written his first comic with Michael Strauss ‘Santa's Green Christmas: Father Christmas Battles Climate Change’ (2016). He writes occasionally for the BBC Green Room and Outreach, and Network 2012.