'A big theme of this book is how science can get blocked out by fear - the kind of fear that can lead people to vote for racist, misogynist, anti-environmental demagogues,' writes Caroline Whyte.
"To save the planet there is one glaring technology that no government or education consultant is advocating: our hands," argues Andrew Gillick.
This submission recommends a number of internal and external measures which could enable Irish businesses to adapt nimbly and thrive in a ‘post-growth’, wellbeing-oriented economy.
Mike Sandler explains the benefits of an alternative to 'gas tax holidays' which would put money in people’s pockets in the short term while laying the groundwork for a new type of economy that supports people.
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 …