Feasta held three events in Dublin on Wednesday, June 25th to launch two new Cap and Share documents.
The first event was a lunch-time meeting with the Stop Climate Chaos coalition, to which Feasta belongs, to try to persuade them that the best way for the SCC to achieve its aim of having the government put a price on carbon this year is for the SCC to demand that the adoption of Cap and Share be announced in the December budget. The second meeting in the afternoon was a briefing for TDs and senators in Leinster House.
The third event …
Converging Crises, Policy Responses – Feasta Seminar Series
Date and Time: 12 noon, 1 Friday followed by 4 Thursdays in June and July 2008
Venue: Irish Architectural Archive building, 45 Merrion Square, Dublin 2
This series of seminars was aimed primarily at policymakers, however Feasta members were most welcome too.
The five seminars are as follows:
The Future’s Not What it Used to Be, Friday 13th June
Many of our civilisation’s key resources have become more tightly coupled and are under increasing strain. We look at the systemic interactions of energy, greenhouse gasses, food, and the macroeconomy; …
Part of the Convergence Symposium.
Date: Sunday 6th April 2008, 11:15-12:45
Venue: Cultivate Centre for Sustainability, Essex St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
Tuesdays 25th Sept & 2nd Oct 2007| Cultivate Centre | 7.30-9.30pm | €40 |
A short FEASTA course with David Korowicz on how economic growth eats itself, the environment, and makes society poorer. Explores the idea and operation of the global economy in the context of the wider eco-system in which it is situated. The continuing desire for economic growth, by its nature, will require ever more inputs of materials and energy. At the same time, it generates more and more waste such as greenhouse gasses. Is such an economy sustainable? Does it make us more content? Indeed, what is …
Date: Wednesday 31st January from 10-4am (talk at 2.30pm)
Venue: National Environmental Groups Showcase, Buswells Hotel, Dublin 2