On May 12, Caroline Whyte gave an online talk for the Wellbeing Economy Alliance (as part of their WEAll Talks series) on 'the climate as a commons', discussing synergies between CapGlobalCarbon and commons thinking.
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 …
"If we can learn from the past, maybe we will not be doomed to repeat it," writes Mike Sandler.
In 2021 we co-organised six online events that explored banking, basic income, biodiversity and the new WEAll hub for Ireland, we made a series of submissions, continued our successful podcast series with EHFF, published many blog articles, and sent a sizeable youth delegation to the COP-26.
UK-based smallholder Chris Smaje speaks with Seán Ó Conlaín and Caroline Whyte about agroecology, the need to balance different forms of property ownership, and the globalism/localism debate.
Our recommendations on taxation and welfare in Ireland - and elsewhere - include a reorientation of taxation policy towards 'commons-based taxation', the introduction of a Universal Basic Income, and capping the fossil fuel supply.