Insight #12: Jeremy Caradonna on the history of sustainability thinking

This insight clip is taken from episode 004 of the podcast with Jeremy Caradonna.

Jeremy holds a PhD in the history of scientific, environmental, and political thought, and teaches Environmental Studies and Human Dimensions of Climate Change at the University of Victoria. He is also the author of the book ‘Sustainability: A history’, published by Oxford University Press in 2014.

In the podcast we discuss: 

  • Indigenous versus modern notions of sustainable societies
  • The rise of sustainability thinking in Europe
  • Early links between environmental degradation and human wellbeing
  • The link between economic thought and sustainability

Jeremy’s website

https://www.jeremycaradonna.com/

Link to Jeremy’s book ‘Sustainability: A history’

https://global.oup.com/academic/product/sustainability-9780199372409?cc=de&lang=en&

Cool video summary of the book ‘Sustainability: A history’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hho1h7OR6l8

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https://essnetwork.net/

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