A short video giving an overview to our environmental analysis paper. The environment represents the whole ecosystem that a society depends upon for various services: such as water, materials, food and energy. In our analysis of the environment we are really looking at a combination of natural ecosystem and human economy, what is called a socio-ecological system, which is a model that helps to focus our attention explicitly, on the interaction between our engineered environment, and the natural environment, and how the two function, or fail to function, as an entire system.
Short video explaining the idea of financialization. Financialization refers to the increasing importance of financial markets, financial motives, financial institutions, and financial elites in the operation of the global economy and its governing institutions. In this short video we give an outline to some of the key issues surrounding this controversial and often debated subject.