S3E13 Ecology and the Economy with Warwick Smith

Episode Summary

In this episode we hear from Warwick Smith, a Castlemaine Local, about his dual careers as an ecologist and an economist. (You might remember him from the Student Strike Episode earlier this season) He is fascinating to talk to, I think, because so often we are presented with the idea that these two things are in competition with each other. According to Warwick this does not have to be the case. Today we are exploring how Warwick came to be both an ecologist and an economist, we also delve into how the economy came to be the way it is now and how that relates to our way of living and our way of treating our environment, our planet.

Links:

A piece by Warwick about how our community could utilise alternative economics.   

The Price of Capitalism paper Warwaick did with GetUp!  

There are more publications and videos by Warwick linked through his LinkedIn profile.  

He is on Twitter as @RecoEco  

He is a founding member of The Castlemaine Institute


This episode was created in 2020 as part of a series called Saltgrass: Turning the Goldfields Green, which was created with support from MASGMAINfm and the Community Broadcasting Foundation.

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