This event, which Feasta supported, stimulated discussion on issues and challenges facing us at present in a world of climate breakdown, war and militarisation, precarious employment, and inequality.
John Sharry, a family psychotherapist and Feasta trustee, facilitated this workshop on managing and communicating our emotional response to the climate crisis, as part of Climate Reality's 24 Hours of Reality.
On June 25, at this year's Basic Income Guarantee conference, Feasta's Mike Sandler and Brent Ranalli spoke about best practices in carbon pricing and how criticisms that are sometimes made of it can be addressed. (You'll need to register in order to watch the talk, but it's free.)
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.
Feasta’s Anne Ryan gave a workshop on steady state economies in Belfast on August 7, as part of Tools for Solidarity’s 35th birthday celebrations.
This workshop introduced the concepts of degrowth and steady state, along with practical policies that could help us get there, such as basic income, fossil-fuel cap and share, money as a public resource and land-value taxes. The format was highly participative and elicited discussion and contributions from the participants.
You can read more about it on the Tools for Solidarity website here. …
Feasta's Mark Garavan will be speaking in Cork at the launch of the Oxford University Press Community Development Journal's special issue on "Water, Anti- Privatisation Struggles & the Commons", as part of the Global Water Dances event on June 15th.