Our latest podcast features Oonagh Duggan, the head of advocacy at Birdwatch Ireland, and Easkey Britton, a social ecologist and a prominent and highly skilled surfer, talking about the challenges and opportunities relating to biodiversity and well-being.
Janet Yellen's new position as US Treasury Secretary is close enough to her former role as Chair of the Federal Reserve that we thought it worthwhile to 'recycle' some policy suggestions that Mike Sandler made for her, back in 2014 and 2015.
Caroline Whyte argues that there are plenty of measures that could be taken to help Ireland’s economy to become more vibrant, fair and stable while weaning it off its reliance on GDP growth.
This presentation given by Caroline Whyte to the UCC Economics and Environmental Societies on October 28 includes an overview of the reasons why a much broader economic perspective is needed than traditional macroeconomic theory, and ends with a run-through of Feasta's suggestions for economic reforms.
"We should not give up the campaigning against further overshoot but we now need to combine this fight with steps in communities to prepare for the disasters that are now baked in," writes Brian Davey, who goes on to make some concrete suggestions about what can be done.