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 41 articles so far, you can find them below.
About Caroline Whyte
Nadia Hansen interviews Dundalk-based social worker Dr Washington Marovatsanga on cultural competence, enforced absence, the relationship between power and knowledge production, the problematic ‘palliative care’ orientation of social work, and a Global South philosophy of collectivism.
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.
Caroline Whyte finds this book by Feidhlim Harty to be very accessible and full of useful information.
Through a combination of interview-style conversation and small-group discussion, this event on December 7 explored the mental health and emotional toll of our increasing awareness of climate change and environmental destruction.