José Manuel Barroso’s top official, Catherine Day, is pressuring environment commissioner Janez Potočnik to delay bringing forward new proposals in a number of areas.
Presentations by Anne Ryan and John Jopling at the Alternatives for Transformation conference, National University of Maynooth, Iontas Building, March 9th. Anne Ryan will be chairing a session entitled 'the commons and climate change' from 11:30-13:00, during which John Jopling will also make his presentation.
In 2009, Allan Savory of the Savory Institute
was invited to Dublin to give the Feasta Annual Lecture. His work on transforming the way livestock is managed in order to reverse degradation of arid landscapes was seen as an essential tool in reversing climate change and desertification, and was included in the work of the Carbon Cycles and Sinks Network
. The recording of his fascinating full presentation was put online
, as well as a few extracts
, in which he explains the details of the Holistic Management system.