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Climate Conscious

Companies Shouldn’t Pay Fines for Their Harm to Society and the Environment

Touching on the limits of bankruptcy

Illustration by Akshay Dharap

In April 2017, Volkswagen Group was fined $2.8 billion for “rigging diesel-powered vehicles to cheat on government emissions tests.” In what became known as ‘Dieselgate,’ it was discovered that Volkswagen had deliberately programmed the emission controls of diesel engines to…

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Lennart Overkamp

Lennart Overkamp

Designer by trade, psychologist at heart. Dreaming of a world that’s slower, fuller, and wilder.