Greece’s Debt, a New Monetary System, and the Climate Negotiations in Paris

Jul 15, 2015 Comments Off on Greece’s Debt, a New Monetary System, and the Climate Negotiations in Paris by

Mike Sandler’s new blog post discusses the role played by debt-based money in the Greek financial crisis, and the reasons why a return to a gold standard wouldn’t work, and goes on to propose some solutions. Mike will be leading the Feasta delegation to the COP-21 summit in Paris later this year.

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Caroline Whyte has been involved with Feasta since 2002. She studied ecological economics at Mälardalen University in Sweden, writing a masters thesis on the relationship between central banking and sustainability. She contributed to Feasta's books Fleeing Vesuvius and Sharing for Survival. Along with four other Feasta climate group members she helped to launch the CapGlobalCarbon initative at the COP-21 summit in Paris in December 2015. In February 2017 she participated in the World Basic Income conference in Manchester, discussing the potential for climate action to contribute to reducing poverty and inequality worldwide. She lives in central France, from where she edits the Feasta website.

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