Outdated framing by the European Commission lessens our chances of keeping to 1.5 degrees

"If we're to have any chance if keeping to the 1.5 maximum target, the European Commision will need to be much more realistic about...

Submission to the European Commission on a strategy for long-term greenhouse gas reductions

In this submission we argue that the EC's overall goals need to be re-examined if it is truly to eliminate greenhouse gases. The focus...

Stating Our Values and What We Know

"People with political agendas are inundating us with information overload, and calling into question basic facts in an attempt to impose anti-democratic control over...

Decarbonising the Irish energy system: cards on the table?

Barry McMullin argues that decarbonising Ireland will require an enormous reduction in overall energy consumption, with bioenergy developmemt playing only a cautious and secondary...

Seminar: Michael Albert on being a scholar activist, Maynooth, October 8

Michael Albert, co-founder of Sound End Press and Z magazine, will discuss his work on participatory economics that includes self-Management, justice, solidarity, diversity, efficiency...

First steps towards CapGlobalCarbon: potential partner countries and useful programmes

This is a brief overview of research carried out by CapGlobalCarbon intern Paul Faisant over the summer of 2018, in which he explored the...

End of the Oilocene: The Roar of the Oil-Fizzle Dragon King

"Ireland’s policymakers exist in an insulated bubble; congratulating themselves on reducing the debt-GDP ratio and high employment due to the sleight of hand of...

We need to talk about basic income : a presentation of Basic Income Ireland’s...

At this workshop, which is part of the Apple Festival in Cloughjordan, Luí Smyth will present Basic Income Ireland’s proposals for a basic income...

Collaboration for Change, 6 October, Guildhall, Derry

Two Feasta members, Marian Farrell and Bridget Meehan, have helped to organise this event, which will be the first of three events which aim...

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