Policy Analyst, Frontier Group

James Horrox is a policy analyst at Frontier Group, based in Los Angeles. He holds a BA and PhD in politics and has taught at Manchester University, the University of Salford and the Open University in his native UK. He has worked as a freelance academic editor for more than a decade, and before joining Frontier Group in 2019 he spent two years as a prospect researcher in the Public Interest Network’s LA office. His writing has been published in various media outlets, books, journals and reference works.

James works on transportation and conservation issues, among others; his reports include Highway Boondoggles (2022, 2023), Transform Transportation (2021), and New Life for the Ocean (2021).

Posts by James Horrox
Sympathy for the Devil

Wildlife & wild places

Sympathy for the Devil

Even those creatures that strike fear into the hearts of us humans are crucial components of complex ecosystems. Preserve those ecosystems and they fulfill important functions – including ones that benefit us.

Proforestation: What it is and why it matters


Proforestation: What it is and why it matters

Properly thought-out tree-planting programs are an important line of defense against global warming. But there’s another strategy that could be just as valuable, if not more so: simply leaving our existing forests alone.

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