Mike Sandler finds Mason's 500 year agenda 'very interesting to read', but argues that 'before we can embrace it, we need abundance instead of scarcity, and economic institutions that value equity.'
This submission recommends that the existing EU economic governance framework be replaced by 'guard rails' that would ensure that environmental limits are not exceeded, and that nobody is put in danger by a rapidly transforming, and at times highly volatile and unstable, economy.
Bill O'Dea, a specialist in mycology, talks with Seán Ò Conlaín and Caroline Whyte about the immense contribution that fungi make to the biosphere, the threats they are facing, and how their complex symbiotic relationship with other species could help to provide inspiration for the societal and economic changes that are needed to achieve a sustainable economy.
Mike Sandler provides some reflections at the end of COP-26.
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.