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Solving the Inequality Gap: Progressive Taxation or Economic Democracy?

By Roar Bjonnes When editor-in-chief of multinational business magazine Fortune, Alyson Shontell, asked in its June/July 2022 issue if it’s time for a maximum wage, …

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Deep Sea Mining: Electric Car Batteries May Upset the Ocean Ecology  

By Roar Bjonnes More electric cars are needed to save us from using fossil fuels to save us from global warming. These electric cars need …

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Will Civilization Collapse Because It’s Running Out of Oil?

We’re going to have to start coming to terms with nature’s limits. Will civilization collapse because it’s running out of oil? That question was debated hotly …

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Regenerative Economies for Regenerative Cultures

By Daniel Christian Wahl Our current economic and monetary systems are structurally dysfunctional and at best serve a few (for a while) while more and …

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Solving the Inequality Gap: Progressive Taxation or Economic Democracy?

When editor-in-chief of multinational business magazine Fortune, Alyson Shontell, asked in its June/July 2022 issue if it’s time for a maximum wage, she got my …

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A New Renaissance of Local Farms, Local Food, and Local Economies

At 66, I am old enough to remember when the local economy was still thriving. I grew up in an extended family on a small …

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The Energy and Food Crisis Is Far Worse Than Most People Realize

Whenever there’s an energy crisis, it can quickly become an everything crisis. Everyone who owns a gasoline-burning car has noticed that fuel prices have shot up …

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The New Economy Movement Comes of Age

By Michael Towsey  May 2022 The publication of Growing a New Economy by Roar Bjonnes and Caroline Hargreaves[1] was a milestone in the history of Proutist literature because it …

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The Upset about Carbon Offsets

What is carbon offsetting? If you are concerned about global warming and you are the CEO of a corporation in Europe or the US, and …

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To Reduce Our Carbon Footprint, We Need Another Kind of Extinction Rebellion

 “The world’s richest ten percent are responsible for an estimated 47 percent share of global CO2 emissions,” writes Florian Zandt at Statista. This is the result of a recent study published in the journal Nature Sustainability. The study focused on how alleviating poverty worldwide would impact carbon emissions. To Reduce Our Carbon Footprint, We Need Another Kind of Extinction Rebellion

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Five Ways Food Production Can Reduce Our Carbon Footprint

A quick look at five key steps we can take to make our food systems more sustainable.

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Regenerative Farming and Grazing Rotations: In Conversation with Joel Salatin

Key lessons on regenerative farming and the potential of animal grazing rotations for carbon capture, from our discussion with Joel Salatin, Co-owner of Polyface Farm.

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Aluminum Produced in Norway Has the World’s Lowest Carbon Footprint

For over a hundred years, Norway has built industry using hydropower, which was also the beginning of the country’s modern society. Today, when reduced emissions are critical in stopping climate change, Norway has a great advantage: an entire industry powered by clean renewable hydropower.

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Carbon Offsets and the Voluntary Carbon Market: In Conversation with Niklas Kaskeala

Key lessons on carbon offsetting and much-needed reforms for the voluntary carbon market, from our discussion with Niklas Kaskeala, Chief Impact Officer at Compensate.

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Protect Ecosystems Before Planting Trees

A recent study shows that preserving existing ecosystems is the most effective way to sequester carbon and mitigate the climate crisis. So why is the emphasis so often placed on planting new trees?

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