Caroline Whyte argues that there are plenty of measures that could be taken to help Ireland’s economy to become more vibrant, fair and stable while weaning it off its reliance on GDP growth.
This presentation given by Caroline Whyte to the UCC Economics and Environmental Societies on October 28 includes an overview of the reasons why a much broader economic perspective is needed than traditional macroeconomic theory, and ends with a run-through of Feasta's suggestions for economic reforms.
"We should not give up the campaigning against further overshoot but we now need to combine this fight with steps in communities to prepare for the disasters that are now baked in," writes Brian Davey, who goes on to make some concrete suggestions about what can be done.
In the latest episode of the Feasta/EHFF podcast series 'Bridging the Gaps', we hear from three young people about their experience of lockdown.
What can the EU do to prevent carbon leakage - the sabotaging of its climate policy by non-EU industries? This submission provides some suggestions and also places a strong emphasis on international climate justice.
"The COVID-19 pandemic is a test. Are we learning anything?" asks Mike Sandler.