A proposal by Feasta’s Climate Group to expand the existing Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance in order to accelerate a phase-out of the extraction of fossil fuels globally, while providing significant climate finance to the Global South.
"To save the planet there is one glaring technology that no government or education consultant is advocating: our hands," argues Andrew Gillick.
This Feasta working paper explores the potential for cross-sectoral economic measures to ease expansionist pressure in agriculture in Ireland.
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Online discussion of first draft of paper, April 28 2022
Online discussion, May 18 2022: Cross-sectoral economic measures to support biodiversity in Ireland
This paper is intended to help fill a gap in the conversation about Irish agriculture: it examines how the broader economic context affects agriculture, and how certain upstream economic changes could be beneficial for agriculture in the future.
In order to meet the terms of the Paris Agreement, the Irish Climate Action …
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.
“A suspicion of elite agendas seems to me to be wholly reasonable," writes Brian Davey. "Rather than knock conspiracy theorists, the purpose of this essay is see where they are likely to go wrong and why they may go wrong.”
Feidhlim Harty, Feasta's representative on this group, was encouraged by widespread acceptance by the organisers and participants of the importance of the circular economy and the ecological improvements that it promises. However, he also felt that there was insufficient realisation that we simply cannot build a circular economy on a foundation of fossil fuels.