About Caroline Whyte

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 is also an active member of Feasta's currency group. She lives in central France, from where she edits the Feasta website.

Caroline Whyte has written 39 articles so far, you can find them below.

Podcast: Basic Income and the global pandemic struggle

Seán Ó'Conlaín and Caroline Whyte interview Dr Evelyn Forget, who describes the social and health effects of a basic income trial carried out in Canada in the 1970s. Then Paul Harnett and Laura Bannister make a case for a World Basic Income that would go to everyone on the planet, as a way to help counter the COVID-19 outbreak.

Potential of inland waterway transport for freight

A new report on inland waterway transport, published by Greening the North in the UK, provides a lot of useful information on the potential for canals and other inland waterways to relieve pressure on roads and rail for inland transportation. While the focus is on the UK it gathers data about many countries as well.