Cap and Share Documents

Cap and Share: Phase 1; policy options for reducing greenhouse gas emissions Interim Final Report

This 106-page report was commissioned by Comhar, the Irish Sustainable Development Council, from the British consultancy AEA Energy and Environment. It discusses how Cap and Share could be used at a national level to control Ireland’s greenhouse emissions. It is very favourable to Cap and Share and shows that it is superior to a carbon tax. Printed copies are available for €25 postpaid from the Feasta office or can be downloaded here.…

Obituary: Will Howard (1951-2008)

Will Howard setting off on his cycle ride to Brussels in 2007 to promote Cap and Share.

Will was born in Cambridge on 14th December 1951. His father, Dr Harold Howard, was Deputy Director at the Plant Breeding Institute there, and bred potatoes to be resilient to various insects. The story goes that he was working on two varieties of potatoes and came home and asked his family for names.…

Combating Climate Change As An Individual – NUI Maynooth talk with Cap and Share

Date: Wednesday 30th April 2008, 7 pm
Venue: Lecture Hall 3, the John Hume Building, NUI Maynooth, Ireland

There will be a panel of speakers. Starting from the left to the table will be;
Mary White (Green Party TD)

Shane Fitzgerald (Green Party, Councillor Co. Kildare)

Gavin Harte (

Micheala Goetzmann (Cap and Share Ireland)

Eric Conroy (An Taisce)

Each speaker talked for 10 minutes and there were 10 minutes for questions afterwards.…

Memorandum to the Environmental Audit Committee Inquiry into Personal Carbon Allowances

The Environmental Audit Commission of the United Kingdom Parliament is investigating the feasibility of introducing Personal Carbon Allowances to control greenhouse gas emissions. Feasta member Laurence Matthews was invited by the EAC to supply information about Cap and Share, and the text of the submission can be downloaded here.…