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Willi Kiefel identifies some of the main causes of the ecological “downward spiral” we are currently trapped in, and makes six propositions for a...

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Submission on strategic risks facing Ireland

We urge the Irish government to recognise the existential aspect of environmental risk, as well as the complex challenges posed by the global financial...

Notes on the “Financialisation of Nature and Carbon Markets”

Brian Davey questions the wisdom of commodifying nature in order to try and address environmental damage, and argues for a more democratic, commons-based approach.

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Mark Garavan speaking at Global Water Dances event, Cork, June 15th

Feasta's Mark Garavan will be speaking in Cork at the launch of the Oxford University Press Community Development Journal's special issue on "Water, Anti-...

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Report on the 2019 Food for Thought / Lón Intinne workshop

Our 2019 gathering, which was organised in collaboration with Afri and Teacht Aniar and was part of the National Biodiversity Week, included discussion of...

Land planning policy at the limits to growth

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 asks Brian Davey

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