27% Of Adults in the E.U. Unlikely to Accept a Covid Vaccine, According to a New SurveyThu May 13, 2021 16:12 | Michael Curzon More than a quarter of adults in the E.U. are either "very unlikely" or "rather unlikely" to accept a Covid vaccine, according to a new survey. Lack of trust in the safety of the vaccine is the main reason for hesitancy.
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?Externality Argument? for Lockdown Isn?t as Strong As It Seems, Argue EconomistsThu May 13, 2021 11:43 | Noah Carl The ?externality argument? for lockdown says that government should restrict our freedoms to prevent us from harming others. In a recent paper, two economists explain why this argument isn't as strong as it seems.
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Some Funeral Venues Still Imposing 30-Person Limits on Services After May 17thThu May 13, 2021 10:21 | Michael Curzon The 30-person limit on the number of mourners who can attend funerals is set to end in England on May 17th, but some venues are still imposing this restriction beyond the next step of the "roadmap" out of lockdown.
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The event will be followed by a day-long seminar in Cloughjordan on June 9th:
Towards Climate Safety and Justice
How do we achieve a just transition from fossil fuels? Thursday 9th June, WeCreate Workspace, Cloughjordan Ecovillage, Tipperary
The following day, Thursday June 9th, Feasta is hosting an event to bring together activists, researchers and policy makers from environmental, climate, social justice, development and divestment movements.
We will be exploring how we cap carbon and looking at emerging ideas and initiatives that are inspiring a citizens movement for a fair and sustainable transition from fossil fuels.
10.30 – 12.30 - Cap Global Carbon: A stepping stone to safety.??
14.30 – 17.00 - Making The Transition: Building momentum for a just and fossil fuel free future.
These events are free of charge and include a delicious local lunch.
To request a place send an email to email@example.com with Cloughjordan Event in the subject line and giving your name, organisation and area of interest in the mail.
More about CapGlobalCarbon
In order to minimise the risks of irreversible climate change, CapGlobalCarbon (CGC) aims to ensure that the aggregate global emissions from fossil fuels steadily decrease to zero. This would be achieved by a progressively tightening cap on fossil fuel extraction. Furthermore, revenues from the auction of extraction permits would benefit the lowest consumers of fossil fuels. This compensation could substantially alleviate poverty and reduce global inequality. By steadily and predictably reducing the global dependence on fossil fuels the process proposed by CapGlobalCarbon would also hasten a smooth transition to a zero-carbon economy.
This system would act as a back-up to the UNFCCC negotiations, ensuring that the global community finally achieves effective action on climate change.It would help locally-based climate initiatives around the world to flourish by protecting them from the undermining influence of corporate lobbyists.
Read more about CapGlobalCarbon at http://www.capglobalcarbon.org/
CapGlobalCarbon is a proposal by members of Feasta. We are looking for other individuals and organisations to help implement it.
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