Transforming Our Economy

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Inspired by the Capital Institute's Third Millennium Economy initiative, this collection highlights those voices - ecological economists, sociologist, finance professionals, environmentalists, community developers - advocating a restructuring of our economy to transition to a truly sustainable economic system.

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Nature's Role in Economic Development by Sir Partha DasGupta

Sir Partha DasGupta discusses natural capital and what it means in terms of economy.  We have generally ignored our ecosystems including farm land and forests.

Sir Partha DasGupta. Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Cambridge, has written an article entitled "Nature's Role in Sustainable Economic Development" for the issue of Philosophical Transactions B "Personal perspectives in the life sciences for the Royal Society's 350th anniversary". In this podcast Wendy Barnaby interviews Sir Partha about his article and how nature should be taken into account when looking at economic development.

EarthSayer Sir Partha DasGupta

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