2008 FEASTA SEMINAR SERIES
Converging Crises, Policy Responses
Thursday 17th July
This talk addressed destruction of 'the commons' - the vital but undefined resources that sustain life and civilisation that are under threat form the current system. It offered ideas about how they can be redefined, given legal protection within the market economy, their proper owners identified and champions assigned to manage and conserve them for current and future generations. The commons include the atmosphere, the oceans, surface and ground waters, aspects of land, genetic information, plant and animal diversity, scientific knowledge and culture.
Part of a series of five seminars presented by prominent Feasta members in Dublin, in June and July 2008. You can read about the seminars in more detail here feasta.org/events/general/2008_seminars.htm
Series introduction with Richard Douthwaite and Minister Eamon Ryan vimeo.com/5667039