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How a New Money System could help stop Climate Change

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2016/nov/05/how-a-new-money-system-could-help-stop-climate-change

Positive Money are pointing out two inaccuracies (while otherwise recommending the article).
1. there is actually no requirement for UK banks to hold any amount in reserve…
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Added by marian farrell on November 13, 2016 at 13:30 — No Comments

No to Fracking - The People's Declaration

Say no to fracking

To stand with the people of North Yorkshire

Sign the People's Declaration now

The People's Declaration

We, as people united across Yorkshire and across Britain, declare that we remain opposed to fracking in Yorkshire, in Britain, and across the world. We know that fracking carries serious…

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Added by marian farrell on May 25, 2016 at 5:30 — No Comments

Zero Waste North West Flashmob Sat 12th March 3pm Cornmarket Belfast

"Zero Waste is a goal that is ethical, economical, efficient and visionary - guiding people in changing their lifestyles and practices to emulate sustainable natural cycles, where all discarded materials are designed to become resources for others to use."



"Zero Waste means designing and managing products and processes to systematically avoid and eliminate the volume and toxicity of waste and materials, conserve and recover all resources, and not burn or bury them.…

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Added by marian farrell on March 7, 2016 at 19:06 — No Comments

County Clare is a TTIP Free Zone!

It’s official - County Clare is now Ireland’s first TTIP Free Zone!

The night of Monday 8th February was a milestone moment in our fight to stop the toxic deal TTIP. Following a campaign led by Uplift members, Clare County Council passed a motion to declare the county a TTIP Free Zone.

This victory is a huge step for our community’s campaign to stop TTIP…

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Added by marian farrell on February 18, 2016 at 16:30 — No Comments

Shale Gas Bulletin Ireland

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Added by marian farrell on January 5, 2016 at 5:03 — No Comments

TTIP - how big polluters are hijacking the world's climate future

The Paris Climate Deal is a historic step, heralding an end to the era of fossil fuels.

But, it’s not perfect. Many of us are asking why the deal failed to make real progress on protecting the rights of indigenous people or tackling deforestation, and why it took so many years to get a deal in the first place.

There's one answer we keep coming back to. Governments are listening too much to powerful corporate lobbyists and not enough to…

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Added by marian farrell on December 17, 2015 at 7:00 — No Comments

Cultivating Climate Justice

http://www.no-burn.org/downloads/Cultivating%20Climate%20Justice%20Blog%20Series%20Package.pdf

Cultivating Climate Justice

This four-part article series “Cultivating Climate Justice” tells the stories of community groups on the frontlines of the pollution, waste and climate crises, working together…

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Added by marian farrell on November 30, 2015 at 20:32 — No Comments

Stop TTIP - 3,263,920 people across Europe sign the petition against international trade agreements!

Stop TTIP ECI closes with a record number of 3,263,920 signatures

Dear friends,

 
 

We did it: Our self-organised European Citizens’ Initiative against TTIP and CETA completed its year and collected a record number of 3,263,920 signatures! We are overjoyed and so grateful to you and all those who contributed to this success!…

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Added by marian farrell on October 11, 2015 at 14:30 — No Comments

Monetary Reform film showing at the Skainos Centre Belfast

You are invited to a screening of the documentary 'Jekyl Island: The Truth behind the Federal Reserve' by Bill Still.

We will have a 30 minute Q&A session after the movie. Bill Still is advocating for the type of monetary reform that is endorsed by Positive Money

 

Time: Thursday, 8 October 2015 7pm
Host: Positive Money Belfast…
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Added by marian farrell on October 5, 2015 at 19:04 — No Comments

invitation to Timebanking information session Rosemount Factory Derry Thurs 17th Sept 11am

This will be an inspiring event which also gives real, practical solutions!
 
Outer West Neighbourhood Renewal Partnership have the software for a community exchange which could use the skills and resources already in the community to meet community…
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Added by marian farrell on September 13, 2015 at 8:30 — No Comments

How do we respond to a humanitarian crisis?

 

In the past year, 3,573 people have died attempting to reach Italy, Greece and Spain by sea. That is an average of ten people a day. This is both a humanitarian crisis and a crisis of humanity.

Here are some actions we can take locally. 

Email your MP

On 14 September 2015, EU ministers will hold emergency talks on the refugee crisis.

If we can get…

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Added by marian farrell on September 6, 2015 at 11:30 — No Comments

Basic Income and Sustainability Think-in Dublin 12th September

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Added by marian farrell on August 26, 2015 at 19:18 — No Comments

Agora Conversations at the Agape Centre Belfast

Agora at the Agápē

 

The ‘Agora’ was the centre of artistic, spiritual and political life in ancient Greek city-states.

 

The intention of the Agape series is to promote a more informed and participative civic life in Northern Ireland. 

 

Citizen’s Income Tue 15th Sept

Having Wellbeing at the…

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Added by marian farrell on August 13, 2015 at 7:48 — No Comments

Democratising money after the Greek crisis - Tues 1st Sept QUB

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Added by marian farrell on August 11, 2015 at 10:07 — No Comments

Positive Money NI meeting Thurs 13 August Belfast

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Added by marian farrell on August 5, 2015 at 8:47 — No Comments

Trade agreements (TTIP, CETA, TiSA) and public services

 

European Citizens' Initiative - Stop TTIP/CETA

John Hilary, Executive Director of War on Want, talks to Carrie Cracknell about the threat from free trade agreements to public services, in the context of TTIP, CETA, TiSA and other…

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Added by marian farrell on August 5, 2015 at 8:30 — No Comments

All Ireland Permaculture Gathering Co Down 7th - 9th Aug 2015

All Ireland Permaculture Gathering 2015

Location:

Cabra Road, Legacurry, Hillsborough, Co. Down



Event Dates:

Events from 7th - 9th August

(Arrival/ Camping from 7th)  click here for more info



Concession…
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Added by marian farrell on August 4, 2015 at 10:30 — No Comments

crowdfunding request from Positive Money NI

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Added by marian farrell on August 2, 2015 at 14:13 — No Comments

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