Economics 2.0

Decisions economist's are recommending are often destructive of natural, human and social well being…


Filmed: Hamburg, Germany on 9 January 2008
Credits: Interviewer - Marcus Morrell, Camera and Editor - Marcus Morrell
Copyright © 2008 Big Picture TV

Ashok Khosla is one of world’s leading experts on the environment and sustainable development. A former director of the United Nations Environment Programme, he was awarded the 2002 Sasakawa Environment Prize and has been named in the UNEP’s Global 500 Roll of Honour. He left UNEP to found Development Alternatives, a Delhi-based NGO devoted to promoting commercially viable, environmentally benign technologies. He has served as an adviser to the World Bank, the United Nations Development Programme and the Indian government.