Ecology, economics and politics

Talk given at the Advaya event Is Ecology Relevant? A panel discussion and Q&A with Satish Kumar, Editor of Resurgence Magazine, Craig Bennett, CEO of Friends of the Earth & Molly Scott Cato, Green MEP. Molly is an economist and writer who has campaigned for green politics all her adult life. She grew up in Bath and has spent most of her adult life in the West Country, also living in Blagdon near Bristol. She studied politics, philosophy and economics at Oxford University and later gained a doctorate in economics from Aberystwyth.


Molly Scott Cato

Molly Scott Cato is Professor of Green Economics in the Business School. She is a green economist who is also well-known in the field of co-operative studies and researchers sustainable finance. She was a Green MEP for South West England and Gibraltar from May 2014 until January 2020. She has since rejoined Roehampton University on a fractional contract.

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