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.Caroline Whyte has written 29 articles so far, you can find them below.
About Caroline Whyte
Caroline Whyte writes that universal basic income is "an exciting idea, and this book is well worth reading if you’re even mildly curious to learn more about its potential."
There are so many positive things the Irish government could be doing about climate change - instead of its current mealy-mouthed, unrealistic approach. By Caroline Whyte.
Who knows how many people all over the world could make significant contributions to humanity if there was a basic income? A little financial stability could make an enormous difference, as we can see if we take a look at some examples from the past. By Caroline Whyte.
This book gives a useful summary of the environmental and social challenges we're facing and emphasises their interconnectedness, while providing some glimpses of where we could go from here. By Caroline Whyte
A global basic income, funded from commons-based revenue including the revenue from CapGlobalCarbon, could help to heal the divisions that are currently plaguing us. By Caroline Whyte.
Caroline Whyte draws on development theory, recent technological developments and research on inequality to argue that the share in CapGlobalCarbon could and should be distributed to individuals globally. The impact on poverty and inequality worldwide could be massive.