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Potential Impacts of a Global Cap and Share Scheme on South Africa

cs_sa_coverThe BRICSA countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) are likely to play key roles in deciding the type of climate agreement that follows Kyoto. How likely are they to favour Cap and Share? Feasta intends to produce studies of the effects that Cap and Share might have on each. The pilot study, of the likely effects on South Africa, has just been completed by Jeremy Wakeford of South African New Economics. It will be used as a model for the remaining four reports. …

New project for addressing climate change

Feasta is launching an ambitious new project for addressing climate change on an international level. Just as a group of Swiss citizens, who were tired of appealing to warring armies to treat civilians and prisoners decently, set up the International Red Cross 150 years ago by calling a conference and inviting the governments that bothered to attend to subscribe to the IRC’s principles, we intend to adopt the same approach on climate change. Find out more about the project in Feasta’s discussion forum here.…

Irish Green Gathering 2008

Date and Time: 8th-10th August 2008
Venue: Woodbrook House, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Three members of Feasta made presentations as part of the Irish Green Gathering on the 8th-10th August, 2008. On Saturday, David Korowicz spoke about Climate Change and Sustainability, and John Jopling spoke about The Global Atmosphere Trust. On Sunday Bruce Darrell spoke about food security and the possibilities of biochar.

Read more about the Gathering and get a schedule at http://www.irishgreengathering.com.…