PCI Fellow Josh Farley explains the concepts and implcations of money as debt, GDP as a measure of the economy,
and economic degrowth. Recorded at the 2012 Montreal Degrowth conference for The Extraenvironmentalist.
Joshua Farley is a renowned ecological economist working to integrate social, human, and natural capital into the way the world views economics. He is a Fellow of the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics and a Professor in the Community Development and Applied Economics faculty at the University of Vermont. With economist Herman Daly, Joshua co-authored the foundation textbook Ecological Economics: Principles and Applications; he also co-authored Restoring Natural Capital: Financing and Valuation. Joshua has received several Fellowships and has spent considerable time abroad, including several years teaching ecological economics at the School for Field Studies Centre for Rainforest Studies (CRS) in Far North Queensland Australia. http://www.postcarbon.org/person/36214-joshua-farley