|This report comments on Ireland’s progress towards becoming sustainable since the Rio Earth Summit in 1992 in preparation for the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD).
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It can happen that, while concentrating on one area of concern in a piece of legislation, the Government fails to recognise the impact on or relationship to others. This is the case with Part V of the 2000 Act which has laudable aims of addressing social exclusion and housing affordability but which has overlooked important economic and environmental considerations and has failed to consider its very different impact on rural versus urban areas. The following paper examines and critiques Part V of the 2000 Act under Feasta’s focus of sustainability using environmental, economic and social criteria. …
Date: 21 September 2002
Following the World Summit on Sustainable Development (Earth Summit) in Johannesburg, Feasta held a one day conference to examine the summit and to hear reports from Irish NGO participants.
The conference included a presentation by Brian O’Riordan from the International Collective in Support of Fishworkers on The Crisis in World and European Fish Stocks: Consequences for the Fishing Sectors and Local Livelihoods in West Africa.…