Over on the Oil Drum website you can now download a presentation given by Feasta’s David Korowicz at the ASPO/Oil Drum conference in Alcatraz, Italy in June 2009. The talk is entitled “Things Fall Apart: Complexity, Supply Chains, Infrastructure & Collapse“…
Slideshow on the EU Emissions Trading Scheme from the UNSCD meeting
by Nicola Creighton
This year was a ‘review year’ at the 14th session of the UN Commission for Sustainable Development in New York, but there was nonetheless an unstated core topic, both at the official and the side events: energy, with a recurrent focus on energy access for developing countries. FEASTA’s focus at CSD was on gaining support for a substantial review of the EU’s deeply flawed Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS).…
Taming the Tiger
Introduction to the Second Feasta Review by John Jopling
Why the growth tiger is unsustainable and what can be done about it.
I have just been informed that my niece is pregnant: when born, her baby will be my parents’ first great-grandchild. I hope he or she will share my good fortune and live a healthy life in a secure and supportive society. But what are the prospects for this?
The prospects for any unborn child depend to a crucial extent on the economic system within which he or she lives. So, to broaden the question: does our