McKibben focuses on the point where environmental and economic issues intersect, offering ideas for approaching these problems. McKibben is the author of “Hundred Dollar Holiday,” “Maybe One,” and “Hope, Human and Wild”
A 1992 investigation into the crippling levels of debt paid by Third World countries.
Susan George, author of more than a dozen books, is the Chair of the Planning Board of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam, a fellowship of scholars living throughout the world whose work is intended to contribute to social justice.
Dr. Peter Victor on his book “Managing without Growth. Slower by Design, Not Disaster”. For another one of his talks see here (Degrowth Finland, 24 September 2010, Helsinki.)
As the world faces recession, climate change, inequity and more, Tim Jackson challenges established economic principles.
Mexico, 1980. Interview with Dr. Norman Borlaug about wheat development and factors affecting production. For reactions to this model of food production and distribution, see: An Economic History of Global Food Markets (Raj Patel) and The future of food (Vandana Shiva).
In this three-parts video, Dr. Vandana Shiva explains the science of biotechnology (genetic engineering), and the dangers it poses to the world’s food supplies. For a contrasting view, see: Biotechnology (Gordon Conway).
Author and activist Raj Patel explains the economic history of global markets in food production.
Professor Sir Gordon Conway discusses the role of science and innovation in driving food production in the 21st century. For a contrasting view, see: The future of food (Vandana Shiva).