Sustainable Management of Risk – How can we deal with risk reasonably and responsibly?
IESP Workshop , GIZ Feldafing, April 14-16, 2016
Thoughts and Reflections
Position Statement by Willi Kiefel, Tuam, Ireland
I prioritise these as follows: health, social and family relationship, financial situation,
I would reflect on any serious situation and would then discuss these with my family and friends, seek advice, Perhaps I might also seek advice from “wise” people within my network of friends and acquaintances.
The next level of risk would be at the level of local communities, county and state.
For example if there is a new development announced in our area- how high will noise pollution …
From our archives: The European project – dismantling social democracy, globalising neoliberalism
Food security in an energy-scarce world: Conference Programme
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) …
The Second Feasta Review
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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."
2004 Feasta Annual Lecture: “Resource Wars – or a Fair Future?” – Wolfgang Sachs
Date: 18 November 2004
Venue: Swift Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
As a Senior Fellow at the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Energy, Environment, in Germany, Sachs leads a variety of projects on globalisation, sustainability and world trade. His talk surveyed resource conflicts around the world from the twin perspectives of fairness and justice.…