About

Janet Larsen

Janet Larsen is an environmental analyst working to connect the dots between issues of climate, energy, water, food, and security. She is the founder of One Planet Strategies LLC and a co-author of The Great Transition: Shifting from Fossil Fuels to Solar and Wind Energy, (W.W. Norton, 2015). Janet was one of the incorporators of the Earth Policy Institute, where she led the research team from 2001 to 2015. Her research has covered a range of topics, from bike sharing and bottled water to food security, forest cover, and crop yields. Prior to the creation of Earth Policy Institute, Janet worked at the Worldwatch Institute. She has done fieldwork looking at salt-tolerant plants on the Chilean Coast and poison dart frogs in the Peruvian Amazon and continues to enjoy the outdoors near and far from her home in Washington, D.C.