Mike Sandler does a roundup of the news from the first week of COP-26, with input from youth delegate Saoirse Exton.
Jakob Hafele and Lars Münter speak with Caroline Whyte about achieving a growth-independent Europe, the language of money, and measuring satisfaction.
"The Ministry for the Future, and its author Kim Stanley Robinson (KSR), advance important ideas into the public sphere, and should be celebrated and promoted widely....but I do need to address the “Carbon Coin” in the room," writes Mike Sandler.
The official launch of Ireland's Wellbeing Economy Alliance (WEAll) Hub featured Kate Raworth of Doughnut Economics and Katherine Trebeck of the Wellbeing Economy Alliance. They joined with Jennifer Wallace of the Carnegie UK Trust, core members of the new WEAll Hub for Ireland, the Irish Doughnut Economics Network and other local Irish activists, North and South.
Beth Stratford speaks with Seán Ó Conlaín, David Somekh and Caroline Whyte about potential ways to get beyond the time-consuming, and sometimes quite heated, arguments between those who believe that aggregate ‘green growth’ is possible, and those who believe that environmental constraints will oblige us to switch to alternative economic goals.
"Written in Michael Albert’s usual poetic and compassionate style, the book envisions a better world free of the ills of capitalism and starts us on the path for getting there...read it and you will ask yourself, why aren’t we doing this already?" writes Bridget Meehan.