We were very sad to learn of the death on February 4 of Bernard Lietaer, a leading monetary reformer who had a great influence on members of Feasta’s currency group. He was the author of The Future of Money and Money and Sustainability: the Missing Link. Our good wishes go out to his family and friends. …
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Extinction Rebellion activists peacefully occupied the Scottish Parliament on Friday January 25th, and engaged in a lively discussion about Cap and Share, the Feasta climate group's initiative for eliminating fossil fuel emissions equitably. Justin Kenrick reports.
The Irish government is seriously considering a 'fee-and-dividend'/'carbon cheques' system for its proposed carbon tax. Is this advisable?
Lots of events coming up soon relating to Climate Case Ireland: 'Message to the Earth' at Fumbally Stables, Jan 17; Poster-making evening at Patagonia, Exchequer Street, Dublin, Jan 18th; Children's Rally for climate action, Jan 19th; and finally the public Climate Case hearing, from Jan 22, at the Four Courts.
We're launching 2019 with this chapter from Credo by Brian Davey, in which he discusses the need to emphasise being over having, and to replace the "banal tautology of 19th century utilitarianism" with a deeper study of the relationship between economic activity and mental health.