David Somekh of EHFF interviews Tsvetelina Filipova on her research into health and the environment in Europe, and David and Caroline Whyte interview ecological economist Éloi Laurent about his focus on justice as a basis for environmental action.
In the first of our 2021 podcast series 'Bridging the Gaps', Mark Garavan talks about the reasons behind the anger that so many people are feeling at the moment and suggests ways to build a more positive narrative about the future.
In our Bridging the Gaps podcast series, the hosts, Seán O’Conláin and Caroline Whyte, explore a range of topics with guests from a wide variety of backgrounds. We uploaded 10 podcasts in the course of 2021 and will be starting a new series in January 2022. Please feel free to comment below. As with our previous series in 2020, and our 2019 podcast series Beyond the Obvious, it is co-organised by Feasta and the European Health Futures Forum (EHFF).
Special thanks to Laoise Kelly who gave us permission to use her harp music. The piece is ‘Princess Beatrice’ from …
Argentinian economist and Wellbeing Economy Alliance member Mariana Mirabile talks with Caroline Whyte and Seán Ó'Conláin about the problematic assumptions in neoclassical economics and the need for a systems-based analytic framework.
Our latest podcast features Oonagh Duggan, the head of advocacy at Birdwatch Ireland, and Easkey Britton, a social ecologist and a prominent and highly skilled surfer, talking about the challenges and opportunities relating to biodiversity and well-being.
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.