The programme for a day-long conference held by IDEA on February 23 2009.…
Money, Democracy and Human Rights
Date: November 23, 2006
Venue: Malmö Högskola, Malmö, Sweden
This seminar was part of the Swedish Human Rights Forum (MR-Dagarna), a two-day event which takes place every year at a different venue in Sweden. More information can be found on the forum website at www.mrdagarna.se.…
From Recession to Renewables
by Richard Douthwaite
The notion that curbing CO2 emissions would damage economic growth has been used as an excuse from developed countries such as the USA not to switch from fossil fuels to renewable energy. However, the people of Austrian town Güssing are discovering firsthand that this couldn’t be further from the truth.
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Joined Up Thinking and Sustainability
Two Feasta Courses
The Cultivate Centre for Sustainable Living and Learning hosted two FEASTA courses in autumn 2006. Cultivate is located in Temple Bar (address below) and bookings can be made at Cultivate 01 6745773
Submission re Draft Guidelines for Development Plans
This was submitted by Feasta to the Irish Department of the Environment in response to its recent consultation call with regard to Development Plans.
FEASTA course in Belfast
Hosted at the Gibson Institute for Land, Food and Environment, School of Biological Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast
This was a course designed to explore the root causes of unsustainability: how our society and economy fails to think about and plan for its own long-term health and survival. The course fostered joined-up thinking in considering how to tackle the problems and frame potential solutions.
For instance, what is the link between global climate change, genetically modified foods and rising fuel prices?
The 10 sessions used Feasta’s ‘Community Learning Toolkit’, a CD ROM containing readings, videos and audio recordings that enable a …