Date and Time: 9th-12-September 2008
Venue: Rossbeigh, Co.Kerry, Ireland
This 3-day residential workshop’s purpose is to explore the application of Stafford Beer’s Viable Systems Model to the ‘wicked problem’ of responding to climate change, including Feasta’s proposal for global citizens to establish a Global Climate Trust.
The workshop will be facilitated by Angela Espinosa and Jon Walker.
If you are interested, please contact John Jopling at johnj [at] thevillage.ie and he will give you more details. We will share the out-of-pocket costs.
Date and Time: 8th-10th August 2008
Venue: Woodbrook House, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Three members of Feasta made presentations as part of the Irish Green Gathering on the 8th-10th August, 2008. On Saturday, David Korowicz spoke about Climate Change and Sustainability, and John Jopling spoke about The Global Atmosphere Trust. On Sunday Bruce Darrell spoke about food security and the possibilities of biochar.
Read more about the Gathering and get a schedule at http://www.irishgreengathering.com.
Date: Saturday – Sunday June 14th-15th 2008
Venue: South Camden Community School, Charrington Street, London NW1
(Warren Street, Kings Cross or Euston tubes)
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; …
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."