Ep. 101: Protecting the Commons
Air pollution in our cities, vanishing groundwater, disappearing lakes and global climate change. What is common to all of them is that they suffer from the tragedy of the commons. Lingaraj Jayaprakash joins us on the Pragati Podcast to help us think about the commons better.
The Pragati Podcast is a weekly talkshow on public policy, economics and international relations hosted by Pavan Srinath. Starting this week, The Pragati Podcast will be airing every Wednesday instead of every Thursday.
Lingaraj Jayaprakash is a researcher at the Sustainable Futures Lab at McGill University who works on environment and development. He has just submitted his doctoral thesis on development and conservation in peri-urban Bengaluru. He is also popular on twitter as @vktkv.