Working towards a sufficiency-based approach to the extraction and use of resources
Feasta is working with partner organisations to identify and address the economic dynamics that are encouraging the current rush to mineral prospecting and mining, both in Ireland and elsewhere.
While it is clear that everyone on the planet needs access to a certain amount of energy and resources in order to live a decent and dignified life, we believe it is dangerously erroneous to assume that overall energy and resource use must (and can) therefore remain at its present high level, or indeed increase.
Rather than planning for …
During this online event we explored the three questions being examined in the WEAll Ireland’s Cultural Creatives project.
"Environmental Justice advocates argue that current carbon pricing programs place undue burdens of combustion-related diseases on low-income communities and communities of color, and this is true," writes Brent Ranalli, who goes on to propose some potential solutions.
Caroline Whyte speaks with Sarah McKinley of the Democracy Collaborative, who explains what Community Wealth Building and social enterprise are, and how they can help us to visualise and plan towards a more regenerative economic system.