Beyond the Obvious: novel podcasts for enquirers

We’re very pleased to launch our new podcast series, Beyond the Obvious, which is co-organised by Feasta and the European Health Futures Forum. The...

Where are our motorways headed?

"We are richer when we know our neighbours – human, animal and plant…..when we know the names of the nearest trees to where we...

Anticipating the coming of troubles – envisaging a lifeboat economy

Brian Davey argues that, while there is no point in hoping that the powerful will manage to resolve the multiple crises we're facing, we...

California’s new Governor’s chance to become a climate dividends hero

Mike Sandler argues that Governor Newsom can "use climate dividends to make good on California’s desire for climate leadership, while making the expenditures simpler,...

Redesigning Freedom – report from the Metaphorum annual conference: Dusseldorf Nov. 2-4. 2018

This event sought to find examples of radical and innovative organisational and societal transformation based on non-hierarchical, adaptive, self-organising structures. Seán Ó Conláin provides...

Feasta Annual Report 2018

We're just uploaded our latest Annual Report, which includes a summary of Feasta's work in 2018, along with a newly-developed theory of change and...

Presenting Cap and Share to a citizens’ assembly in the Scottish Parliament

Extinction Rebellion activists peacefully occupied the Scottish Parliament on Friday January 25th, and engaged in a lively discussion about Cap and Share, the Feasta...

A Short Walk Through Commons, Enclosures and the EU

"Without oil, it is essential to revive the dexterity, ingenuity and moral probity of the commons," writes Patrick Noble, "The springs are not entirely...

What should the Irish government do about carbon pricing?

The Irish government is seriously considering a 'fee-and-dividend'/'carbon cheques' system for its proposed carbon tax. Is this advisable?

Ireland’s Climate Case: events on Jan 17, 18, 19 and public hearing starting on...

Lots of events coming up soon relating to Climate Case Ireland: 'Message to the Earth' at Fumbally Stables, Jan 17; Poster-making evening at Patagonia,...

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