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.  She is also an active member of Feasta's currency group . She is a Director of the Irish Environmental Network, is Feasta's alternate representative on the Environmental Pillar, and is one of three Pillar members of the Irish National Economic and Social Council (NESC). She lives in central France, from where she edits the Feasta website.

Caroline Whyte has written 46 articles so far, you can find them below.

Patrick Noble: a tribute

We were terribly sad to learn of the recent death, after a short illness, of Patrick Noble, a long-time Feasta member and frequent contributor to the Feasta website. Patrick’s stimulating and provocative writing made extensive use of direct references and allusions to history and the arts, which gave it a vast richness.

Economics and the environment

This presentation given by Caroline Whyte to the UCC Economics and Environmental Societies on October 28 includes an overview of the reasons why a much broader economic perspective is needed than traditional macroeconomic theory, and ends with a run-through of Feasta's suggestions for economic reforms.