“There is no subtler, no surer means of overturning the existing basis of society than to debauch the currency. The process engages all the hidden forces of economic law on the side of destruction, and does it in a manner which not one man in a million is able to diagnose.” John Keynes (The Economic Consequences of the Peace, 1919)
The currency – and its controlling monetary system – matters tremendously.
Two books illustrate the subject.
The History of Money
An in-depth coverage of the evolution of the monetary system from Antiquity to modern times.
The Green-Market System
How an add-on to the monetary system could save the day.
A third book reminds of a few technological and economical principles
before jumping too fast in a green economy.
Fighting global warming:
a problematic economic integration
How the economy is a major factor
hampering the progress of the fight against global warming.