May 18, 2013 No Comments
Feasta and Sensible Money are organising a one day conference in Dublin on Friday 31st May to explore the consequences of our malfunctioning money system and some of the proposals for its reform, replacement or supplement. The morning session will explore the repercussions of the way in which money is currently created while the afternoon session will focus on responses, including some Irish initiatives.
Apr 27, 2013 No Comments
Environmental activists and anyone with an interest in environmental law are cordially invited to a weekend seminar organised by FEASTA and WinACC (Winchester Action on Climate Change). The seminar will consider fresh approaches to tackling climate change and how they might be put into action. It will appeal to those who like to hear alternative perspectives, challenge conventional thinking, and explore ideas through discussion with others. Saturday June 29th – Sunday June 30th 2013.
Feb 06, 2013 No Comments
Hosted by Davie Philip of Cultivate and Bruce Darrell of Feasta, both based at Cloughjordan Ecovillage. A one-day introductory workshop this coming Saturday 9th February 2013, 10.00 – 16.30. Using an active learning approach this workshop will give an introduction to permaculture design principles and outline how they can be applied to your own life and work.
Feb 06, 2013 No Comments
The first of these lectures, “The place of the environment in economic theory ” will take place on February 7th, and the second, “Can technology and markets can solve all the problems?”, the following Monday, February 11th.
Sep 26, 2012 No Comments
Next Friday, Sept 28th, at 8.30pm, in Django’s Hostel, in Cloughjordan Eco-village, Co. Tipperary. Automatic Earth energy expert, editor/blogger and Feasta member, Nicole Foss (aka Stoneleigh) will give a lecture to launch the Feasta Members’ Weekend in Cloughjordan. The lecture is open to everyone but please rsvp firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to attend.
Sep 12, 2012 No Comments
To be chaired by John Bowman (RTE) in Trinity College Dublin. Monday 24th September 7.30pm in the Synge Theatre, Nassau St entrance. The audience will be invited to question a panel of economists who support the introduction of a Site Value Tax in Ireland. Read more
Mar 29, 2012 No Comments
Feasta’s Climate Group would like to extend an invitation to members of our wider network to its annual gathering, to be held this year in the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) in Wales. This year’s gathering will see the first public launch of Sharing for Survival, Feasta’s latest publication. Dates: Weekend of April 13-15th 2012 Venue: Centre for Alternative Technology, Machnlleth, North Wales. Costs: accommodation aprox £70 per person sharing for the 2 nights (plus £5 for bed linen) plus cost of travel, food and drink.
Nov 04, 2011 1 Comment
A lecture by Steve Keen, author of Debunking Economics: the naked emperor dethroned. He is a winner of the Revere Award for being the economist who most cogently warned of the crisis, and whose work is most likely to prevent a future one. He is professor of economics and finance at the university of Western Sydney. Followed by a panel discussion with Prof Keen and including Richard O’Rourke of The Association for the Study of Peak Oil (ASPO Ireland) and Gillian Fallon and David Korowicz from Feasta.
Sep 17, 2011 No Comments
Feasta’s Autumn conference examined measures that this country could adopt to secure its economic future which would not leave it reliant on external factors largely outside of its control. Scenarios explored included the potential collapse of the eurozone. The conference featured prominent international and Irish economists and was aimed at economists, politicians, policy-makers, business people, social partners, and other key decision-makers. Conference videos Conference programme (pdf)
Jul 03, 2011 No Comments
There are growing risks of deep shocks to our basic material and social welfare, and as yet little evidence that such risks are understood or planned for. We urgently need national resilience planning to help us absorb the severest risks, and give us the confidence to move forward optimistically and with realism.
Jun 15, 2011 1 Comment
A series of discussions exploring how best to pool resources and work collaboratively so as to maintain and develop strong, flexible communities able to withstand environmental and economic change. Part of the 16th Convergence festival, organised by Feasta and Transition Ireland and Northern Ireland.