Psychologist, Irish Times columnist and Feasta member John Sharry will be speaking on the topic “Hope in the Face of Disaster – Creating a sustainable, viable, future path for civilisation” at Social Justice Ireland’s Social Policy Conference on Tuesday November 29th. Other speakers will include István P. Székely of the European Commission and Anton Hemerijck of the VU University, Amsterdam. More information…
Archive for Lectures by Feasta members
2010 International Conference on Sustainability -Interactions between energy, economy, & the environment
This conference included David Korowicz of Feasta among its speakers (and Richard Douthwaite via 2-way link). Videos of the talks wil be available shortly.
Date and Time: Nov 12-Nov 14 2010
Venue: Grand Rapids, Michigan, US
Can we find a new form of management, propertising without privatising, and managing the commons in the interests of all?
An evening of presentations and discussion, chaired by Molly Walsh of Friends of the Earth.
The international effort to prevent catastrophic climate change has concentrated on carbon dioxide reductions and other possible part-solutions such as reducing black carbon have been ignored. Richard Douthwaite of Feasta presented the case for a more diversified approach to the climate crisis and, in a second presentation, Corinna Byrne of the Carbon Cycles and Sinks Network set out ways in which changes in the way the land is used can remove some of the carbon already in the air.…
Date and Time: 20-21 November 2009
Venue: Discovery Centre, Winchester, UK
Including presentations by Feasta members:
- Richard Douthwaite (Feasta) Why Cap Emissions if Peak Oil is Coming Anyway?
- Brian Davey (Cap + Share UK) Climate Policy under Conditions of Contraction: When Complex Solutions Go Pear Shaped
- Richard Douthwaite (Feasta) How a community can fund its own energy supply …