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Video: Ivo Vegter, Author of Extreme Environment, Addresses The Gathering 2.0

Extreme EnvironmentIvo Vegter, columnist and author of Extreme Environment: How environmental exaggeration harms emerging economies, spoke at The Gathering 2.0, an annual event organised by the Daily Maverick.

Vegter introduced himself by saying that he writes about a lot of things that seem obvious to him, like the virtues of minibus taxis, the evils of charity and the health benefits of MSG. He spoke about being approached to write the book and explained that he chose the title because he’s “a sucker for alliteration” but said that it could just as easily have been called Be Skeptical of Everyone:

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