Bridging the Gaps: Podcasts on ecology, health, energy, well-being…..

Our new podcast series, Beyond the Obvious, is co-organised by Feasta and the European Health Futures Forum. It’s a follow-on to our 2019 series...

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...

The two faces of January: looking back, while thinking about the new

"Enough and the related actions of coping, critiquing and creating are about embracing possibility, which is different from prediction," writes Anne Ryan in the...

Submission on the options for the use of revenues raised from increases in carbon...

What is the best way to allocate revenue from carbon pricing so as to protect those suffering from fuel poverty and promote international climate...

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?

Podcast: Basic Income and the global pandemic struggle

Seán Ó'Conlaín and Caroline Whyte interview Dr Evelyn Forget, who describes the social and health effects of a basic income trial carried out in...

Entrepreneurship in the social and solidarity economy

Co-operatives have been described as freshwater fish in a saltwater environment. In the 1930s, the co-operative sector in many countries was very powerful but...

1 – Citizen Engagement in the Circular Economy

Following are my responses to the questions raised by the department (in italics below) for consideration as part of the first meeting: Transition to a...

Our lighter website

A few months ago we did a rehaul of this website to reduce its energy footprint, with some interesting results.

Why I put time and energy into advocating universal basic income

Like most Feasta members, I am acutely aware of the many interlinked things that need to happen in order to create a sane, humane...

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