"COP this year was a plea from young people, indigenous communities, frontline communities to our decision-makers to pay up, to keep it at 1.5C and to give a damn about our lands and futures."
Caroline Whyte and Seán Ó Conláin speak with Anne Barrington of the Ó Cualann Cohousing Alliance and Uuriintuya Batsaikhan of Positive Money Europe.
This event, which Feasta supported, stimulated discussion on issues and challenges facing us at present in a world of climate breakdown, war and militarisation, precarious employment, and inequality.
Mike Sandler, Theresa O'Donohoe and Amália Garcez provide a round-up of their impressions of the first week of the COP: "for the Brazilian youth at the event, this is a COP of hope."
This keynote talk by Caroline Whyte on November 17th was part of the Development Studies Association of Ireland's conference on 'Critical Perspectives in Sustainable Development'.
Lars Münter speaks with David Somekh and Caroline Whyte about the need to shift emphasis in the healthcare system away from ‘illness care’ and towards empowering patients and helping to build community capacity, and about synergies between the healthcare system and the broader economy, the energy system, and the education system.