This report from the Institute of Public Policy Research challenges two of the most commonly-held concerns about wind power: that it is unreliable as a source of energy, and that it does not effectively reduce carbon emissions. …
Cap and Share in Pictures (from Sharing for Survival)
This chapter by Laurence Matthews from our latest book illustrates some features of Cap & Share, a programme for gradually eliminating global fossil fuel use which places a strong emphasis on fairness and equity.
Biofuels are causing famines
The rich are using land for growing biofuels that the poor desperately need for growing food, and to make matters worse, biofuel production is likely to exacerbate climate change rather than alleviate it, according to George Monbiot.…
IMF working paper in favour of non-debt-based, publically issued money
Enclosing the commons
George Monbiot writes about the privatising of natural resources such as water here. Many in Feasta and elsewhere believe that the best alternative is for nature to be regarded as a commons managed collectively by communities. …
A Complexity Approach to Sustainability – Theory and Application: Review
The sustainability of a human society is not just about its relationship with the environment: it's a problem concerning the nature of the society and the way it is organised. This is the important message of a book by Angela Espinosa and Jon Walker, reviewed here by John Jopling.