If we are serious about climate we need to fundamentally rethink our economic systems.
We are surrounded by stuff. We buy and buy and buy – it’s the foundation of how our economies run, how they grow.
But all this shopping, all this economic “raising”, is destroying people and our planet. We are in dangerous times of out-of-control resources.
In the third episode of All Hail the Planet – a series on the social, economic and political forces undermining meaningful global action on climate change – Ali Rae talks with economic anthropologist Jason Hickel, economic sociologist Juliet Shore, and development economist Ndongo Samba Sayala We do.