by Davie Philip
David Fleming died peacefully in his sleep on the night of November 28th 2010. He was an influential figure in the green movement. He was prominent in the development of the UK Ecology party in the 70s which went on to become the Green Party, he was the Chairman of the Soil Association in the 80s and for the last fifteen years of his life he wrote and lectured on sustainability with an emphasis on localisation.
I first met David while organising the FEASTA annual lecture in Dublin in 2001 and he became a close friend and …
This table compares two fossil fuel control mechanisms, the downstream Tradable Energy Quotas developed by David Fleming and the upstream Cap and Share developed by Feasta. The table can also be downloaded here.
Date: November 12-24, 2006
Venue: Schumacher College, The Old Postern, Dartington, Devon TQ9 6EA, UK
Date: Saturday 22nd April 2006, 2pm
Venue: KDYS Killarney Youth Centre, next to the Franciscan Friary, in the centre of Killarney
Síol Chíarraí/ Friends of the Earth South Kerry held a series of talks in Killarney by internationally renowned speakers analysing the looming energy crisis and offering practical suggestions of how we as individuals, communities and nations can address these crucial issues. The venue for all events was KDYS Killarney Youth Centre, next to the Franciscan Friary, in the centre …
Opening Lecture at the Davenport Hotel, Dublin (19:30 Wednesday, June 22nd)
An evening lecture by Richard Heinberg introduced ‘Peak Oil’ and the potential effects on societies, on economies and on the world’s food supply. This lecture was introduced by Richard Douthwaite and is open to a wider audience.
Three Day Conference at the Faculty of Agri-Food and the Environment, UCD
Session 1: Food Under Threat (Thursday Morning, June 23rd)
Session 2: Examining Our Food Supply Systems (Thursday Afternoon, June 23rd)
Session 3: Possible Solutions 1 (Friday Morning, June 24th)
Session 4: Possible Solutions 2 (Friday Afternoon, June 24th) …
Growth: The Celtic Cancer, Why the global economy damages our health and society
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A new issue of the Feasta Review was published in November 2004. "The aim of the Review is to present in a permanent form some of the thinking that has been going on in the Feasta network since the previous one appeared" says John Jopling, who edited it with Richard Douthwaite. "It is three years since the last issue and there's a lot to report."