Davie Phillip on the importance of community engagement for climate action

The Community Catalyst

In episode 2, Davie Philip, Community Resilience Manager talks to Jim about practical ways of engaging with climate action and about Ireland’s first ecovillage in Cloughjordan.

Davie Philip is a facilitator and trainer with a focus on community resilience at Cultivate.ie and a network weaver at ECOLISE.eu, the European network for community-led initiatives on climate change and sustainability.

Davie was a founding member of both FEASTA: the Foundation for the Economics of Sustainability and Sustainable Projects Ireland Ltd the company behind the ecovillage project in Cloughjordan, Co. Tipperary where he now lives. 

In this episode, Jim Scheer talks to Davie about life in Cloughjordan eco village and whether he thinks this way of life could become more mainstream. Stay tuned for this fascinating conversation where we discuss, among other things, what’s standing in the way for the community model to really take off.

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