Mike Sandler does a roundup of the news from the first week of COP-26, with input from youth delegate Saoirse Exton.
"The Ministry for the Future, and its author Kim Stanley Robinson (KSR), advance important ideas into the public sphere, and should be celebrated and promoted widely....but I do need to address the “Carbon Coin” in the room," writes Mike Sandler.
At COP26 in Glasgow we'll be promoting CapGlobalCarbon (CGC), which would deliver meaningful and lasting emissions cuts, and also provide significant support for climate justice. You can find out more about CGC on our newly-updated CapGlobalCarbon website.
'A carbon dividend system is a win-win solution and can be a keystone of successful global fuel subsidy reform,' writes Feasta intern Mohammed Amassyali.
Feasta members' suggestions for Ireland's updated Climate Action Plan include capping carbon in partnership with low-income countries, withdrawing from harmful international treaties, introducing a Land Value Tax, Financial transactions Tax and Universal Basic Income, making finance growth-neutral, and adopting Community Wealth Building.
"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.