Can We Save the Planet and Remain Capitalist?
According to a new report commissioned by the UN, the only hope for a sustainable future lies in a radical and urgent restructuring of the global economy. The research think tank BIOS hopes this report will shape the direction of the UN’s Global Sustainable Development Report slated to come out next year. The paper suggests that climate change, rising inequality, and slow economic growth are caused by conventional capitalist markets. Joining us to discuss the connection between capitalism and and this ecological and social crisis is Paavo Järvensivu. A senior researcher at BIOS Research Center.