Kingdom of Happiness
In a time of climate crisis, Bhutan sets an example for other nations to emulate
By: Tsering Namgyal
Fifteen years ago, mostly to puzzlement if not outright disdain, the landlocked Buddhist Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan introduced what its leaders called the Gross National Happiness (GNH) index, an alternative to the growth-oriented gross domestic product measure used as a development scale by most of the world’s nations.
Today, GNH has…
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