The report Tipping Point: Near-Term Systemic Implications of a Peak in Global Oil Production, by David Korowicz of Feasta and the Risk/Resilience Network, is now available for download. The report argues that the defining dynamic of our civilisation is the withdrawal of energy from a complex and integrated system adapted only to growing. A managed “de-growth” is impossible; what is required is rapid emergency planning coupled with a plan for longer-term adaptation. …
Date and Time: 26th – 29th March 2010
Venue: University of Barcelona, Plaça Universitat, Barcelona, Spain
Details at http://www.degrowth.eu/v1/
Feasta members conducted three workshops at this conference. They were on non-debt money systems, on financing arrangements compatible with a static or shrinking economy, and on economic democracy. You can download the steering papers for their workshops by clicking on the underlined words. The slides Richard Douthwaite showed during his talk are here.…
Public Talk and Panel Discussion
Date and Time: Tues 9th March 2010, 7:30 pm
Venue: Robert Emmet Theatre (Nassau St. entrance), Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
€10 (at door)
Dr. Constantin Gurdgiev
March 2008. at our first Trinity lecture, Fred Harrison clearly predicted a rapidly approaching bank and property crisis.
April 2009. at our second Trinity lecture, Harrison outlined a policy which would prevent future Boom-Bust disasters.
November 2009. Site Value Tax policy becomes part of government policy.
March 2010. At this third Trinity lecture, Fred Harrison, Dr Constantin Gurdgiev and a panel of experts set out …