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 is a Director of the Irish Environmental Network, and is Feasta's alternate representative on the Environmental Pillar. She lives in central France, from where she edits the Feasta website.Caroline Whyte has written 43 articles so far, you can find them below.
About Caroline Whyte
2020 was both difficult and exciting for Feasta. You can read a summary of what we did over the year in this Annual Report (PDF document, 4.2 MB)
Caroline Whyte argues that there are plenty of measures that could be taken to help Ireland’s economy to become more vibrant, fair and stable while weaning it off its reliance on GDP growth.
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.
Seán Ó'Conlaín and Caroline Whyte interview Manuel Grebenjak of the Stay Grounded network and Professor James Faulconbridge about the future of tourism and business travel in the wake of Coronavirus, bearing in mind the need to urgently reduce travel's environmental impact.
Caroline Whyte argues that a just response to COVID-19 will need to take into account the limitations of renewable energy and the resulting need to shorten supply chains and cut down on freight transportation wherever possible.
The Green News has published a summary of Caroline Whyte's policy proposals for candidates in the coming Irish general election.