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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Caroline Whyte has been involved with Feasta since 2002. She studied ecological economics at Mälardalen University in Sweden, writing a masters thesis on the relationship between central banking and sustainability. She contributed to Feasta's books Fleeing Vesuvius and Sharing for Survival. Along with four other Feasta climate group members she helped to launch the CapGlobalCarbon initative at the COP-21 summit in Paris in December 2015. In February 2017 she participated in the World Basic Income conference in Manchester, discussing the potential for climate action to contribute to reducing poverty and inequality worldwide. She lives in central France, from where she edits the Feasta website.

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