My name is Adam Ma’anit (pronounced “mah-ah-neet”) and I’m a writer with a keen interest in activism, art, culture, social & environmental justice, and technology.

I currently work for Platform as an energy policy campaigner and analyst. Previously I was co-editor of New Internationalist magazine, co-founder of Carbon Trade Watch – a project of the Transnational Institute (TNI), and a researcher and campaigner at Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) where I still sit as an Advisory Board member.

I’m also an IT consultant with extensive experience in system administration, web development, project management and planning.


Together with my colleagues at CEO, I’m co-author of Europe Inc.: Regional & Global Restructuring and the Rise of Corporate Power also available in French and Spanish.
I also compiled and edited a small book of quotes for New Internationalist entitled Green Action.

I’m currently working on a new book on corporations to be released later this year. Watch this space…

In the news…

UK issues offshore drilling licensesBBC News, 30 December 2011.

Shell cry over spilt oilRussia Today, 16 August 2011. Look ma, I’m on telly

Gangs, violence, drugs and the promise of untold riches… Britain’s latest offshore investment: The Brazilian oil boom by Jonathan Green in Live Magazine, 13 November 2010.

How RBS funds ‘Dirty Oil’ by Rob Edwards, The Sunday Herald, 22 August 2010.

Analysis: National oil companies winners from Deepwater spill by Christopher Johnson and Joe Brock, Reuters, 6 July 2010.

Guilty Liberals by Joseph Hart, Utne Reader, March-April 2008.

Mad to be happy? by Yvonne Roberts, Guardian, 4 January 2008.

Cool carbon credits our hottest commodity by Alex Roslin, straight.com, 11 January 2007.

WSF ‘NGO trade fair’ to left politics? by Patrick Bond, Pambazuka News, 1 February 2007.

The three faces of the World Social Forum by Anthony Barnett, openDemocracy, 30 January 2007.

Feel less than green? Buy back your pollution by Andrea James, Seattle Post Intelligencer, 19 November 2006.

Is it OK… to offset your carbon emissions?, by Leo Hickman, Guardian, 28 March 2006.

Britain Considers Personal Carbon QuotasABC Radio, The Science Show, 28 October 2006.

CO2nned? Carbon offsets under the spotlightTreehugger, 2 July 2006.

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