Feasta believes that the present world financial and monetary system is so gravely dysfunctional that it makes the achievement of sustainability impossible. We have three main reasons for this belief:
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Earth Summit Ireland (ESI) is the umbrella body of Irish environmental NGOs preparing for the Rio +10 World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg. We write to express concern at positions taken by the EU during PrepCom III in New York. Our understanding of the EU position was that it favoured the inclusion of targets, timeframes, mechanisms and processes related to Sustainable Development objectives in the final Johannesburg agreement which after all, were agreed at Rio 10 years ago. Therefore we are concerned that the text currently being discussed is very weak in this regard. In response to …
Frank Rotering is a 54-year-old Canadian who lives near Vancouver and writes on economic issues. In this introduction he outlines his developing interest in economics and his attempt to formulate an economic theory for those concerned about humanity and nature.
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The Feasta Review was the first publication from the Foundation for the Economics of Sustainability.
The Review gathers together many of the ideas that had been circulating among people associated with Feasta. For example, it carries the full texts and the graphics of the 1999 Feasta lecture by the heretic ex-World Bank economist, Herman Daly and the 2000 lecture by David Korten, author of 'When Corporations Rule The World'. Papers by other people who have spoken at Feasta meetings are included too.
Date: 28 November 2001
Venue: The Development Studies Centre, Kimmage Manor, Dublin
A one day seminar presented by FEASTA, the Foundation for the Economics of Sustainability,
Tipperary Institute and The Development Studies Centre, Kimmage Manor
Wednesday 28th November 2001, 09.30 to 15.30 at the Tipperary Institute, Thurles, Co Tipperary
Workshops and Speakers included:
Richard Douthwaite, author of The Growth Illusion and Short Circuit: Strengthening Local Economies in an Unstable World.
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Earlier in 2001, the Higher Education and Training Awards Council (HETAC) issued a set of guidelines for course providers about contributing to the …
17th October, 2001
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