David R. Boyd

David R. Boyd is an environmental lawyer, professor, advocate for recognition of the right to live in a healthy environment, and the award-winning author of seven books, including The Right to a Healthy Environment, and Dodging the Toxic Bullet. His latest, The Optimistic Environmentalist: Progressing Toward a Greener Future (ECW Press), is a hopeful, inspiring, and honest take on the environment, chronicling success stories from endangered species pulled back from the edge of extinction to the salvation of the ozone layer. He lives in Vancouver where he currently co-chairs Vancouver’s Greenest City initiative with Mayor Gregor Robertson.