"The Ministry for the Future, and its author Kim Stanley Robinson (KSR), advance important ideas into the public sphere, and should be celebrated and promoted widely....but I do need to address the “Carbon Coin” in the room," writes Mike Sandler.
Feasta is proud to support the youth climate justice movement by nominating several young activists from Ireland and around the world to be delegates as part of Feasta's accredited observer status at the UNFCCC at the next climate conference (COP26) to be held in early November 2021 in Glasgow, Scotland.
"First fossil fuels and now meat; maybe it’s just a coincidence that these cyberattacks targeted two of the most climate destructive industries," writes Mike Sandler, who goes on to make a proposal for reducing meat consumption in an equitable way.
'We as a society must restrict the sales of fossil fuels over time to slow climate change. An equitable “shares” system to ease the transition could help in short term dislocations like the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack as well,' argues Mike Sandler.
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.
"The COVID-19 pandemic is a test. Are we learning anything?" asks Mike Sandler.