MACDONALD, Copthorne. American/Canadian, b. 1936. Genres: Environmental sciences/Ecology, Philosophy, Self help, Social commentary, Technology. Career: Westinghouse Electric Corp., Elmira, NY, and Pittsburgh, PA, project manager, 1959-65; Ball Brothers Research Corporation, Boulder, CO, manager of electronic design department, 1965-68; Vidcom Electronics, NYC, director of research, 1968-70; CQ: The Radio Amateur's Journal, columnist, 1972-75; Mother Earth News, columnist, 1973-83; Prince Edward Island energy conservation program, coordinator, 1980-84; writer. In the late 1970s, worked as a hospital orderly and with the aged. Publications: Energy Technologies: Options for Prince Edward Island, 1990; (with D. Kessler) Energy Technologies Workbook, 1990; Toward Wisdom: Finding Our Way to Inner Peace, Love, and Happiness, 1993; Getting a Life: Strategies for Joyful and Effective Living, 1995; Matters of Consequence: Creating a Meaningful Life and a World That Works, 2004. Contributor to books, magazines, and journals. Contributor of articles on energy conservation, energy alternatives, and biomass energy to newspapers, newsletters, and journals. Address: PO Box 2941, Charlottetown, PE, Canada C1A 8C5. Online address: [email protected]
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