In search of the good ordinary wine and the good ordinary household

What spoils economies? Firstly, their size – do they exceed the limits of their ecological supply. That is – is the mass and diversity of...

Talk on CapGlobalCarbon at COP-23 in Bonn, Monday 6th November, 13:45-14:30

We're pleased to announce that Feasta's Erik-Jan Van Oosten will be making a presentation on CapGlobalCarbon at the COP-23 in Bonn. Erik will likely...

Ireland’s first climate lawsuit is potentially a historic turning point

Feasta climate group members today warmly welcomed the news that Friends of the Irish Environment has launched a legal action campaign against the Irish...

Significant discrepancies between Irish peoples’ overall well-being and Irish GDP levels during the period...

In response to increasing calls for the adoption of an alternative to GDP as a measure of economic progress, Feasta, in collaboration with the...

Reflections on the Compassion in World Farming conference, October 6-7 2017

I Love Vegetables. Arriving mid evening from London to my companion’s sister near Hertford was a comforting experience. A welcome of real food, prepared by...

Ireland continues on its grotesquely unjust and irresponsible trajectory with regard to climate change

According to media reports on the EU’s environmental council meeting yesterday, Ireland has yet again been pleading for, and receiving, special treatment with regard...

Democracy In Chains : A review of Nancy MacLean’s book subtitled ‘The deep history...

@GrahamJBarnes Other reviewers have called this book ‘unsettling’. I’d go along with that. For those of us who tend to favour the cock-up interpretation of...

How do we survive tomorrow? October 12, 6-pm, Nottingham

This conversation organised by the University of Nottingham will feature Brian Davey and Alan Simpson, the sustainable economics advisor to the shadow chancellor in...

The future of renewable energy

I’ve been reflecting on the idea that the current energy system is starting to be swept along by a technological revolution somewhat akin to...

The tyranny of enlightenment

by Patrick Noble Pursuit of further knowledge of the causes of climate change can grow a false sense of urgency – an urgency to become...

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