Eaarth

The president of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, was interviewed on Radio 4 this morning. He was responding to Typhoon Haiyan, and while he was clear that particular weather ‘events’ can’t be attributed to climate change, he claimed that climate change is making these extreme events more frequent. He said, “Category 5 typhoons usedContinue reading “Eaarth”

Sacred Economics

I came across this film of Charles Eisenstein talking about economics based on gifts rather than earnings – economics not predicated on growth. ¬† I thought it was very interesting … Sacred Economics I’m currently reading Bill McKibben’s book ‘Eaarth’. ¬†Thus far in (just finished chapter 2), he is also challenging the notion of endlessContinue reading “Sacred Economics”