Sustainability or Bust: How Ireland Might Avoid Bankruptcy with Energy Innovation

Nov 20, 2008 Comments Off on Sustainability or Bust: How Ireland Might Avoid Bankruptcy with Energy Innovation by

In response to the financial crisis, an article written by Richard Douthwaite Sustainability or Bust: How Ireland Might Avoid Bankruptcy with Energy Innovation was recently published by Construct Ireland Magazine and details proposals that a number of Feasta members have been working on.

Two related papers After the Meltdown by David Korten, and From the ashes of the crash by NEF have also been uploaded to the
discussion boards.

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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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