Thursday, July 16, 2020
Time: 2pm EST
Richard Heinberg & Helena Norberg-Hodge
Moderated by Matt Stinchcomb
Organized by Schumacher Center for a New Economics
During the 40 year history of the annual E.F. Schumacher Lectures, both Helena Norberg-Hodge (“Moving Toward Community”,1996) and Richard Heinberg (“Fifty Million Farmers”, 2006) have been presenters. This year, the two of them will engage in a conversation to reflect on their original talks in light of today’s political, economic, and social realities. They will also comment on each other’s work. The conversation will be moderated by Matt Stinchcomb, founder and Executive Director of Etsy.
To register for this free online event, visit the Schumacher Center for a New Economics here:
Richard Heinberg is a Senior Fellow of Post Carbon Institute and is widely regarded as one of the world’s foremost advocates for a shift away from our current reliance on fossil fuels. He has authored more than a dozen books and has written for Nature, The Wall Street Journal, the Christian Science Monitor and many other publications. He has delivered hundreds of lectures on energy and climate issues to audiences around the world.
Helena Norberg-Hodge is a pioneer of the new economy movement. She has been promoting an economics of social and ecological wellbeing for four decades on four continents. She is the author of several books, including the classic Ancient Futures and her recent Local is our Future, and director of the awarding winning documentary film The Economics of Happiness. Helena has been awarded the Right Livelihood Award/Alternative Nobel prize, the Goi Peace Prize and the Arthur Morgan Award for her work.
Matt Stinchcomb is Executive Director at the Good Work Institute, a nonprofit organization whose primary focus is on cultivating communities of local change makers living and working in and around the Hudson Valley. Before heading up the Good Work Institute, Stinchcomb was the VP of Values and Impact at Etsy.com. Stinchcomb serves on the Board of Directors for the Schumacher Center for a New Economics, Hawthorne Valley, and Naropa University. He is a graduate of Oberlin College and lives in Rhinebeck, NY with his wife and children.