Why Do We Work So Much to Survive?

Recently, prices have been skyrocketing. Throughout 2021, Americans have paid more for dinner, fuel, and housing than at any time since the Great Recession. Meat prices have risen by nearly 13 percent, rent by 3 percent, and gasoline by nearly 42 percent. Meanwhile, wages have not kept up. While the current inflation crisis is largely…

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Energy Currency in Action

When discussing our Energy Currency, we often hear many questions. How does it look? Does something exist that is comparable?  How do I get paid if I provide a basic needs service? Can I still make profit? Where can I see basic needs currency working?  Here are some answers and responses to these common questions.…

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The Link Between Capitalism and Climate Change (And a Possible Solution)

Raster illustration of evolution from industrial pollution to clean energy. Greening of the world banner. Traditional and alternative natural electricity resources. Development green technology

In 2016, leaders from around the world came together to sign the Paris Climate Accords—a declaration to mitigate climate change by limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Five years later, world leaders are once again coming together for the United Nations climate summit COP26 in Glasgow to tackle the challenge of climate change. However,…

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Social currency renews human energy

“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it” Henry David Thoreau   We are not a job driven people, our lives are larger than that.   Yet, we use most of our adult lives working jobs for money. The result of social value structures based on wealth. The myth is; you are…

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We can moderate Climate Change. Change the climate…for humanity and nature

“One true sentence,” E.Hemmingway  Our Economics allows fossil industries to sacrifice Humans and Nature for profit. This is slow suicide.   The captains of fossil industries and other industries that have gradually become destructive of Humans and Nature over the centuries, have developed into the ultimate and perfect products of Capitalism. Asking Countries and investors to ”divest…

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Economics and the Establishment of an Energy Currency

In general, we find it difficult to agree with others. We fear committing ourselves to a specific viewpoint, because it might be wrong and have results that we don’t like. Agreement might be one of the most difficult activities in which humans participate.   During times of confusion, distrust and fear, agreements are even more important…

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PRESS RELEASE: Renew the Earth suggests a way to balance the unequal impacts of economics on humanity, by using Energy Currency for basic human needs

Albany, New York, October 2020 – Renew the Earth (renew-the-earth.org) suggests an Energy Currency Credit Card be given to every individual for use in acquiring their basic needs of food, shelter, education and healthcare. Renew the Earth, an Albany, New York based non-profit organization has been developing a way to calculate what is necessary to…

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A Solution to the Economic Problems We are Facing…

Keep economic systems going worldwide without creating inflation and putting our descendants into debt for generations to come.  renew-the-earth.org has been working on a calculation called the Human Renewable Energy Measure, HREM. This measure is the standard of value for what we call Energy Currency.  The EC exchange functions within existing economic systems and parallels but does…

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HREM Manuscript…A Work In Progress

“And Raven tried to make People out of Rock, so they would not die and a Leaf, so they would change.  Rock was too slow.  So People were created from a Leaf.  It was light, it was quick, it changed.”  Alaskan Native American Tlingit legend, People of the Tides. “The urgent challenge to protect our…

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Chapter II – A Journey to the Center of the Earth

A cool mist brushes Illyrias face.  In the semiicoma of first awakening, she tries to turn off the gentle drift of moisture, imagining that she is in the shower.   “Sunny!  This is not working… What?  Oh.”   “ I have been watching you, Illyria. Very amusing.  You seem to be in the midst, of a mist-conception. …

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