energy&stuff wants citizens to engage, no matter if you do this with us, in your community, in an organization, or in politics. If societies are going to master the challenges of the future, a large number of people need to better understand the dynamics of the world we live in, begin to change their thinking, their talking and their behaviors. We have some ideas.
Inflation-adjusted or "real" monetary values make it possible to compare money values over time. They often come with a year attached to it. For example, The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) reports Gross Domestic Product in "2009 dollars." This means that all the values become comparable, with 2009 being the year of reference.