FEASTA Presentation: Before The Wells Run Dry – Richard Douthwaite and Michael Layden

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Date: December 12 2003
Ireland’s economy is heavily dependent on fossil fuels imported fromelsewhere. With a peak in production of oil and gas predicted in the coming decades, and the need to tackle the issue of climate change becoming more apparent, Ireland needs to quickly move towards renewable energy. That raises two big questions: how, and how fast, can that be done? This presentation by Richard Douthwaite and Michael Layden from FEASTA explored Ireland’s transition to renewable energy.

Events organised by Feasta, Seminars

About the author

Caroline Whyte collaborated with Richard Douthwaite on an online update of his book Short Circuit: Strengthening Local Economies in an Unstable World in 2002-3 and went on to study ecological economics at Mälardalen University in Sweden in 2005-6, writing a masters thesis on the relationship between central banking and sustainability. She compiled the conclusion for Feasta's 2011 book Fleeing Vesuvius and was a contributor to the Feasta Climate Group's book Sharing for Survival in 2012. She lives in central France, from where she edits the Feasta website.

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