Climate change, social justice, economics and race with Jeremy Williams

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Climate change, social justice, economics and race with Jeremy Williams

Jeremy Williams is an environmental writer and activist.

In this episode, Jeremy covers:

Jeremy Williams
  • Growing up in Madagascar – rich in biodiversity amidst desperate poverty. [Starts at 1:20]
  • Becoming a writer and focussing on explaining sustainability and its connections to poverty and development. [Starts at 5:45]
  • The Earthbound Report – his blog on climate change and social justice. [Starts at 7:25]
  • Telling a different story about economic growth. [Starts at 9:40]
  • A rewarding life beyond economic growth. [Starts at 14:30]
  • Why he wrote a book on climate and race. [Starts at 17:15]
  • Recognising the racial injustice element of climate change. [Starts at 21:00]
  • Structural racism in contrast to institutional and individual racism. [Starts at 25:15]
  • The importance of group climate action in maximising impact. [Starts at 28:45]
  • How he stays positive. [Starts at 34:55]
  • His future writing ambitions. [Starts at 36:50]

Useful links

The Earthbound Report

Climate Change is Racisit Book by Jeremy Williams

Published Books

  • The Economics of Arrival (2019)
  • Time to Act (2020)
  • Climate Change is Racist (2021)
  • Max Counts to a Million (2022)

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A related episode is with Helena Craig on visible ethnic minority communities and nature.

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