We are saddened to learn of the recent death of Dr Peter Read. He was a proponent of the use of bioenergy for climate change mitigation, and he gave one of the presentations at Feasta’s 2008 Will Howard Memorial Lecture, “Climate Change: First the Bad News, Then The Good”. …
On the Precipice – David Korowicz
Date and Time: Sunday 29th November at 2pm
Venue: The Collective Gallery, Cockburn St, Edinburgh, Scotland (part of the Bank of Reason event)
Royalties from sales of Enough is Plenty to go to Feasta
Nov 23: Feasta member and director Anne B. Ryan has announced that all royalties from her book Enough is Plenty will go to Feasta. It is currently available through Amazon as well as some bricks-and-mortar bookshops. If your local bookseller doesn’t have it, you can ask them to stock it (be sure to give them the ISBN number, which is 978-1-84694-239-6). Find out more about the book, and place online orders in time for Christmas, here. …
The transition to low carbon: policy frameworks and community action
Date and Time: 20-21 November 2009
Venue: Discovery Centre, Winchester, UK
Including presentations by Feasta members:
- Richard Douthwaite (Feasta) Why Cap Emissions if Peak Oil is Coming Anyway?
- Brian Davey (Cap + Share UK) Climate Policy under Conditions of Contraction: When Complex Solutions Go Pear Shaped
- Richard Douthwaite (Feasta) How a community can fund its own energy supply
Costing Carbon: Just a Tax or a New Economic Order?
Seminar organised by Cultivate and Dublin Friends of the Earth.
Date and Time: 1 pm, November 19th, 2009
Venue: The Greenhouse (the old ENFO), Andrews Street, Dublin 2…