LF: We’ve heard a lot about the problems with the global food system, from high food miles to depleted topsoil to food insecurity in the countries of the South. Can you explain how these problems have come about? JS: These crises are linked to the widespread trend towards ever-larger, energy-intensive monocultures and factory farming. This […]
James Skinner is an environmental economist, specializing in renewable energy and sustainable urban transport initiatives. As former chairman and present trustee of the New Economics Foundation, he has worked for decades to promote alternative economics, both nationally and internationally.