In the first of a series of Irish Times articles entitled “Changing World, Changing Minds: Understanding our emotional response to the climate emergency”, psychologist John Sharry (who is a Feasta trustee) explores the effect that climate anxiety can have on mental health and explains why it is important to accept and channel our negative emotions: https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/parenting/eco-anxiety-climate-breakdown-is-taking-its-toll-on-people-s-mental-health-1.4051378.…
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This submittal makes a series of recommendations with regard to carbon pricing and international climate justice, deriving from the research behind the Feasta Climate Group's Cap and Share and CapGlobalCarbon initiatives.
Through a combination of interview-style conversation and small-group discussion, this event on December 7 will explore the mental health and emotional toll of our increasing awareness of climate change and environmental destruction.
We are very sad to announce the death of our beloved colleague and Feasta co-founder John Jopling, after a long illness. John was surrounded by friends and family and died peacefully at his home in Cloughjordan.
In response to a consultation call from the Irish Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine on their Agri-Food 2030 strategy, Feasta has prepared this submission, which calls for an urgent diversification of Irish agriculture and a move away from its current export-led approach.
How can an economy be both sustainable and just? Conflicting suggestions are made in this lively - and at times heated - discussion between Feasta's Brian Davey and Financial Times chief economics commentator Martin Wolf.