"What this crisis is trying to teach us are frightening truths about the ecological consequences of land use changes that have emerged as threats to our health," writes Brian Davey.
In the second part of her blog series Enough is Plenty, Anne Ryan reflects on the different terminology that is being used to discuss the potential future economy, and warns about the ambiguity of the term 'Green New Deal'.
This short talk given by Brian Davey at the Nottingham Green Festival on September 15 2019 explains why the future economy will need to be based on sharing rather than increased consumption.
Feasta’s Anne Ryan had a letter published in the Irish Times on September 2, in which she challenges the argument that economic contraction must always cause catastrophic suffering:
While agreeing with Oil Change International's arguments concerning the unfeasibility of natural gas as a 'bridge' in the energy transition, Brian Davey is concerned about their apparent ignorance of the scarcity of resources required for generating and storing renewable energy, and their (related) failure to mention any need for degrowth in the transition to renewables.
Should there be a presumption against new development?
asks Brian Davey