This report’s primary author is David Korten, who also authored the book When Corporations Rule the World. He is a former Feasta lecturer. The new book “spells out how Wall Street dominates virtually every aspect of our lives through its control of the creation and allocation of money and how we can strip Wall Street of that control.” You can read and discuss it online here.
You can participate in Feasta associate Mike Sandler’s pop quiz on climate extinction here . It’s well worth a visit for a good laugh, especially if you’re depressed by the political inertia about climate change.
- US Federal Reserve could effectively take the lead…on climate change
- Feasta Response to the European Commission consultation on a 2030 framework for climate and energy policies
- Three Debate Questions to Break the Climate Silence
- What do we do about climate change? (from Sharing for Survival)
- 2010 Feasta Climate Group Meeting
On the Our Finite World blog there’s a good overview by Gail Tverberg of the reasons why mainstream forecasts of fossil fuel depletion are inaccurate.
- Comment on On the cusp of collapse: complexity, energy, and the globalised economy by rich
- Comment on On the cusp of collapse: complexity, energy, and the globalised economy by Brian Epstein
- On the cusp of collapse: complexity, energy, and the globalised economy
- Future energy availability: ‘net energy’ and the Energy Internal Rate of Return
- Energy Prices and Ireland’s Future: October 2005 conference
- Caroline Whyte on Making the most of climate change??
- Walter Haugen on Making the most of climate change??
- Joe on Getting real about regulation – why it won’t make fracking safe
- Caroline Whyte on How to be Trapped
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Michael Layden and Emer O'Siochru had a discussion about the Irish Department of Agriculture's recent document "Food Harvest 2020" - described by Michael as 'surreal' - which you can read here.
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Sean Conlan has organised a second webinar on transforming education and healthcare which is open to all by invitation. It will take place on Friday 28 February 2014. If you’re interested please register here. A Youtube video of the event will be available to watch after it takes place.
- European Health Future Forum webinar: the transformations of self care and self learning
- Transforming Finance: notes from the conference on 10th May 2013
- Occupy Education: Two reviews
- Challenging (Un)certainties – the Future of Education and Sustainability – May 23-25
- Seminar: ‘Strengthening the role of the Irish Higher Education
Feasta trustee Séan Conlan is the EHFF Director for external relations and has helped to organise this webinar. It’s the first in a series whose objective is to explore the current and future transformation of education and healthcare. It is based on conversations by practitioners who are exploring new approaches in their own domains. It is hoped that the Webinars will encourage an emerging cross-fertilised community.