"As the Vatican learned with Galileo, the truth has a way of resurfacing. Be on the lookout for debt-free, interest-free money, coming soon to a country-needlessly-plunged-into-recession-by-austerity near you," writes Mike Sandler.
The turbulence of the past year has made it clearer than ever that our growth-fixated, resource-squandering, and savagely unjust economy is neither viable nor desirable. There's never been a more urgent or obvious need to shift onto an economic path that leads towards societal and ecological health. Feasta's vision is bold, holistic, and global in scope - because that's what's needed.
"COP this year was a plea from young people, indigenous communities, frontline communities to our decision-makers to pay up, to keep it at 1.5C and to give a damn about our lands and futures."
Mike Sandler, Theresa O'Donohoe and Amália Garcez provide a round-up of their impressions of the first week of the COP: "for the Brazilian youth at the event, this is a COP of hope."
This keynote talk by Caroline Whyte on November 17th was part of the Development Studies Association of Ireland's conference on 'Critical Perspectives in Sustainable Development'.
A proposal by Feasta’s Climate Group to expand the existing Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance in order to accelerate a phase-out of the extraction of fossil fuels globally, while providing significant climate finance to the Global South.