"Climate dividends, which return money from a carbon price back to people, provides a direct solution to the yellow vests' concerns, while putting income inequality on equal footing with climate concerns," argues Mike Sandler.
"If we are to mitigate catastrophic climate change and also reverse the catastrophically increasing chasm between rich and poor, first, we must reclaim the common," writes Patrick Noble in a second excerpt from his new book.
Ireland is one of six legal cases brought against Governments worldwide seeking stronger action against national greenhouse gas emissions which are being highlighted today at the UN Climate talks in Katowice, Poland. Clodagh Daly, speaking on behalf of Climate Case Ireland, joined speakers representing legal challenges against the European Union, Germany, the Netherlands, Canada, and the US Federal Government.
This gathering brought together people from many countries and different walks of life to consider how we can best stabilise our increasingly rocky and ecologically toxic global financial system. Report by Caroline Whyte.
The fact that most money is created on a basis of debt is putting hidden, but dangerous, pressure on the biosphere, argues Caroline Whyte.