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, and will be promoting CapGlobalCarbon at the COP-26 in Glasgow. She is also an active member of Feasta's currency group . She is a steering group member of the Wellbeing Economy Hub for Ireland, 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 49 articles so far, you can find them below.
About Caroline Whyte
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.
Caroline Whyte finds this book by Feidhlim Harty to be very accessible and full of useful information.