Moderated by Matt Stinchcomb

Richard Heinberg and Helena Norberg-Hodge in conversation

In celebration of 40 years of the Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures, and in anticipation of the October 25, 2020 Lectures, we are highlighting the work of past speakers, asking for updates of their earlier remarks, and inviting them to reflect on current conditions.

On July 16 at 2pm Eastern, a pre-recorded conversation between Richard Heinberg and Helena Norberg-Hodge, moderated by Matt Stinchcomb, will be premiered on YouTube. In their video, they reflect on their original talks given current political, economic, and social realities and comment on each other’s work. Registration is free. We will provide you with a direct link to the video immediately before the premiere.

Register here

Past lectures by our speakers include:


Event Speakers

Richard Heinberg

Richard Heinberg, Senior Fellow of the Post Carbon Institute, is regarded as one of the world’s foremost advocates for a shift away from our current reliance on fossil fuels. An author, educator, editor, and lecturer, he has spoken widely on energy and climate issues to audiences in 14 countries, addressing policy makers at many levels, from … Continued

Helena Norberg-Hodge

Helena Norberg-Hodge is the founder and director of Local Futures/International Society for Ecology and Culture (ISEC) and The International Alliance for Localization (IAL). Based in the US and UK, with subsidiaries in Germany and Australia, Local Futures examines the root causes of our current social and environmental crises while promoting more sustainable and equitable patterns of living … Continued

Matt Stinchcomb

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. Their programs support these leaders as they develop and implement projects that aim to have net-positive benefit in the region and beyond. Before … Continued