John Jopling RIP

Nov 6 2019: We are very sad to announce the death of our beloved colleague and Feasta co-founder John Jopling, after a long illness. John was surrounded by friends and family and died peacefully at his home in Cloughjordan, Co. Tipperary, Ireland.

Submission on the Irish Agri-Food 2030 Strategy

In response to a consultation call from the Irish Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine on their Agri-Food 2030 strategy, Feasta has prepared this submission, which calls for an urgent diversification of Irish agriculture and a move away from its current export-led approach.

Eco-anxiety: Climate breakdown is taking its toll on people’s mental health

In the first of a series of Irish Times articles entitled “Changing World, Changing Minds: Understanding our emotional response to the climate emergency”, psychologist John Sharry (who is a Feasta trustee) explores the effect that climate anxiety can have on mental health and explains why it is important to accept and channel our negative emotions:…