Engaging Citizens in Community Led Transitions: conference, Sept 22 2017

An Taisce, Feasta, the Green Foundation Ireland and Cultivate are co-ordinating a conference on ENGAGING CITIZENS IN COMMUNITY LED TRANSITIONS Friday 22nd September – 10.00 –...

The climate crisis as seen by the economics mainstream

Mainstream economics frames the climate crisis in a particular way but this approach is not at all helpful. There have been a variety of...

Two events about basic income, Sept 16 and Oct 7

‘Work: What’s Basic Income Got To Do With It?’ Sat, Sept 16th, 2017 from 1000 – 1600 in Dublin at the Carmelite Community Centre, Aungier...

CapGlobalCarbon submission to the Citizens’ Assembly on climate

Download the submission in PDF format Introduction CapGlobalCarbon (CGC)’s proposal to the Citizen’s Assembly would enable Ireland to completely eliminate its fossil fuel production and imports...

Feasta submission to the Citizens’ Assembly on climate

Feasta welcomes this opportunity to make a submission to the Citizen’s Assembly on how the State can make Ireland a leader in tackling climate...

Stability and sharing: basic income in history

During a visit to Amsterdam last year, I was struck by the huge throngs of people from all over the world visiting the Vincent...

Mismodelling human beings – “rational economic men” in love, politics and everyday life

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Stop Climate Chaos event: Dinner with Darwin, July 22

Stop Climate Chaos, of which Feasta is a member, is organising an event on July 22: “Happenings in partnership with Dublin City Council and Stop...

King Donald and his Court

Democracy is participative In this article I want to argue that the election and presidency of Donald Trump is a symptom of the crisis in...

Negative Emissions Technologies: Curse or Salvation?

Barry McMullin, who prepared this presentation, is involved an Dublin City University-based project that examines the potential for Negative Emissions Technologies (NETs) in Ireland....

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