by Nadia Johanisova
A Look at Rural Social Enterprises in Britain and the Czech Republic
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Living-and often thriving-in the cracks between the business world and the state system is an amazing variety of organisations which, according to some economists, theoretically shouldn't exist. That's because their goal is not to make profits but to meet social needs which both the market and government either can't meet nearly as well or have totally ignored.
“Is a cross-party consensus on climate change possible – or desirable?”
A cross-party consensus on climate change is possible provided the parties agree to work from the same point of departure. A consensus is also highly desirable because of the radical steps that will have to be taken to respond adequately to the seriousness of the problem.
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by David Fleming
Nuclear power promises much. It is based on a process which does not produce carbon dioxide. It is produced in a relatively small number of very large plants, so that it fits easily onto the national grid. And there is even the theoretical prospect of it being able to breed its own fuel. So, what’s the problem?
Date: Wednesday, 5th April 2006, 7.30 pm
Venue: The Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin 2
Date: Saturday 22nd April 2006, 2pm
Venue: KDYS Killarney Youth Centre, next to the Franciscan Friary, in the centre of Killarney
Síol Chíarraí/ Friends of the Earth South Kerry held a series of talks in Killarney by internationally renowned speakers analysing the looming energy crisis and offering practical suggestions of how we as individuals, communities and nations can address these crucial issues. The venue for all events was KDYS Killarney Youth Centre, next to the Franciscan Friary, in the centre …
Date: Thursday 20th April 2006, 9am – 12:30pm
Venue: Mount Clare Hotel, Merrion Square, Dublin 2