Feasta intern Elsa Cuenca-Rubio writes that "although California climate policies have good intentions, to be truly sustainable, they need to support minority and disproportionately impacted communities, while also combating climate change."
Feasta is joining with Equal Right and five other NGOs on three continents to launch this initiative for a fair and global fossil fuel phase-out.
"What does it mean to say we need a complete overhaul, or the end of capitalism? Is it an impossible utopia?" asks Mike Sandler.
'On his recent visit to Ireland, President Biden said he felt like he was “home.” By giving a speech like President Higgins just gave, and setting up an Ecological Monetary Reform Study Committee, he could prove it,' writes Mike Sandler.
"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.
We argue in this submission that a change in mindset concerning the nature of economic success will be a prerequisite for alleviating many of the severe risks which we are currently facing.