Seán Ó'Conlaín and Caroline Whyte interview Manuel Grebenjak of the Stay Grounded network and Professor James Faulconbridge about the future of tourism and business travel in the wake of Coronavirus, bearing in mind the need to urgently reduce travel's environmental impact.
Brian Davey describes how that the meaning of concepts such as 'herd immunity' tends to become degraded, and warns against complacency about the future.
Join us for the Feasta/CEF webinar BEYOND GDP: Governance and Budgeting for Well-being which will explore ways to transition to Well-being Governance and Budgeting in Ireland and elsewhere. There is increasing acceptance that our current GDP-focused measurements of progress are a significant contributory factor to emerging environmental and social crises. At the same time citizens and policy makers are increasingly aware of the urgent need to identify and prioritise measures to improve health, care and quality of life.
In Ireland, the current government formation talks include discussions on how best to approach budgeting that will “focus on quality of life …
2019 was a good year for Feasta; you can read about our activities over the course of the year in our Annual Report (PDF document, 2,2 MB)
"With a better understanding of eros, we could all demand a social-ecological contract that supports human capacities for vitality, healing and health, care, creativity, innovation, diversity and contribution," writes Anne Ryan.