Eamon Ryan

Contributors to Fleeing Vesuvius

Biographical information about the 27 contributors to Fleeing Vesuvius.

Patrick Andrews qualified as a solicitor in 1988 and spent many years working in the UK and abroad for large corporations, specialising in cross-border transactions. In 2002 he left the corporate world, driven by a concern about its impact on society and the planet. He now teaches and writes about alternatives to conventional ownership and governance structures, and works with business leaders devising new ways of organising. He helped develop a radical financial and governance structure for Riversimple LLP. He lives in the New Forest in England with his wife …

Planning Our Retreat from Fossil Fuels: Exploring the Ramifications of Peak Oil – John Gibbons, David Korowicz (Feasta), Richard O’Rourke (ASPO), and Minister Eamon Ryan.

This event formed part of the 15th Convergence Festival.

Date and Time: 7pm on Wed 26th May. (€10)

Venue: Cultivate, The Greenhouse, 17 St. Andrew St., Dublin 2, Ireland.

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Minister Eamon Ryan – Conference Opening

Conference Opening address by Eamon Ryan, Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Ireland.


Recorded on day one of The New Emergency Conference: Managing Risk and Building Resilience in a Resource Constrained World. Held on 10-12 June 2009, All Hallows College, Drumcondra, Dublin 9, Ireland.

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The Second Feasta Review

Growth: The Celtic Cancer, Why the global economy damages our health and society

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A new issue of the Feasta Review was published in November 2004. "The aim of the Review is to present in a permanent form some of the thinking that has been going on in the Feasta network since the previous one appeared" says John Jopling, who edited it with Richard Douthwaite. "It is three years since the last issue and there's a lot to report."