Events organised by Feasta

‘Bringing about Change’ – seminar with Peter Barnes and Mark Garavan

How can the political-economic regime be reformed to ensure that the environment and future generations are effectively represented? And what can we do to bring about the needed changes?

Feasta Seminar 13 November 2007, 11am-2pm

Venue : ENFO, 17 St. Andrew’s Street, Dublin 2.

Peter Barnes, author of Capitalism 3.0 and the 2007 Feasta lecturer

Mark Garavan, lecturer at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology and author of A democracy for an ecological age in the Feasta Review issue ‘Growth the Celtic Cancer’

Introduced and moderated by Senator Deirdre de Burca

Format :

Peter and Mark summarised their main ideas. …

Feasta Annual General Meeting 2007

Date: 24 November 2007, 11.30am – 1pm
Venue: ENFO offices, 17 St. Andrew’s Street, Dublin 2.

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Feasta Ltd
10A Lwr Camden St
Dublin 2
Ireland
Company Registration No. 319430

The Feasta AGM 2007 will be held on
Saturday November 24th, 11.30am – 1pm
ENFO offices
17 St Andrews’ St
Dublin 2

Agenda :

1. Minutes of 2006 AGM

2. Adoption of 2006 Accounts

3. Financial update

4. Appointment of Auditor

5. Adoption of Budget 2007

6. Appointment of Directors

7. Annual Review

8. Any Other Business

Note : The “Annual Review” is designed to bring …

‘The Downside of Up’ – A Short FEASTA Course

Tuesdays 25th Sept & 2nd Oct 2007| Cultivate Centre | 7.30-9.30pm | €40 |

A short FEASTA course with David Korowicz on how economic growth eats itself, the environment, and makes society poorer. Explores the idea and operation of the global economy in the context of the wider eco-system in which it is situated. The continuing desire for economic growth, by its nature, will require ever more inputs of materials and energy. At the same time, it generates more and more waste such as greenhouse gasses. Is such an economy sustainable? Does it make us more content? Indeed, what is …

2007 Members’ Weekend

In a departure from previous years, Feasta’s 2007 Members’ Weekend was held as part of a larger event, the first ever “Irish Green Gathering”, at Woodbrook House outside Bunclody, Co. Wexford in August. The aim was to allow members to meet, have fun and get excited by new ideas. To launch the weekend Feasta hosted a social gathering on the Friday night. As with the other Feasta events that weekend it was held in the beautiful ‘Old Chapel’, for which we were very grateful as it rained for most of the weekend!

Feasta staged two major talks on Saturday the …

Members-only Seminar: Danny Day, founder and president of EPRIDA, on Creating a Virtuous Circle

How new biotechnologies can increase crop yields, extract a wide range of fuels, foods, chemicals and materials from the plants themselves and sequester perhaps a third of their carbon in the soil.

13.45 for 14.00, Friday, 27th July, 2007
at the Teagasc Ashtown Food Research Centre

In association with the University of Georgia, Eprida has developed a method of producing biofuels and valuable coproducts which also allows greenhouse gases to be removed from the air and sequestered in the soil. See www.eprida.com. There is no charge for the seminar but to enable detailed discussions to take place afterwards, attendance