"We need to make sure young people have access to a much broader education and training in hands-on skills such as agroecology, agroforestry and woodwork, and the scope to put these skills into practice," writes Willi Kiefel, who gives examples of the enthusiasm with which such opportunities are being taken up, and a proposal for the future.
"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.
Caroline Whyte makes some suggestions for a fairer, stabler and more effective financial sector in Ireland, including a Dutch initiative that would create personal safe accounts.
Given how easily statistics can be manipulated in order to encourage a particular response, how can we keep our sense of agency? Graham Barnes provides some suggestions.
We were terribly sad to learn of the recent death, after a short illness, of Patrick Noble, a long-time Feasta member and frequent contributor to the Feasta website. Patrick’s stimulating and provocative writing made extensive use of direct references and allusions to history and the arts, which gave it a vast richness.
The U.S. is poised to take aggressive, belated action on climate change. What legislation should U.S. politicians pass in order to ensure that that action is both effective in reducing emissions, and fair? Brent Ranalli provides some evidence-based suggestions.