""The Case for Degrowth" is a well written book, but my feeling is that it is already being overtaken by events on the ground", writes Brian Davey.
Brian Davey reflects from his past experience about the impact that self isolation is likely to have on the mental health of many people.
"What this crisis is trying to teach us are frightening truths about the ecological consequences of land use changes that have emerged as threats to our health," writes Brian Davey.
Our new podcast series, Bridging the Gaps, is co-organised by Feasta and the European Health Futures Forum. It’s a follow-on to our 2019 series Beyond the Obvious, also done in collaboration with the EHFF.
The hosts, Seán O’Conláin and Caroline Whyte, explore a range of topics with guests from a wide variety of backgrounds. We plan to upload 10 podcasts in the course of 2020. Please feel free to comment below.
Topics will include:
• how best to measure well-being
• the politics of land
• wealth distribution
• diversity, both biological and cultural
• blame, shame and …
"Enough and the related actions of coping, critiquing and creating are about embracing possibility, which is different from prediction," writes Anne Ryan in the sixth instalment of her blog, Enough is Plenty.
Through a combination of interview-style conversation and small-group discussion, this event on December 7 will explore the mental health and emotional toll of our increasing awareness of climate change and environmental destruction.