The True Value of Nature | Tony Juniper

World Economic Forum

Published on Aug 8, 2016

It’s often assumed that nature must be sacrificed in order to create jobs and achieve economic growth. This couldn’t be further from the truth, says Tony Juniper, a campaigner, writer, sustainability advisor and leading British environmentalist. If we were to put an economic value on the services natural ecosystems provide, such as replenishing oxygen and irrigating crops, it would be about double global GDP. Looking after nature should be an economic no-brainer.

Global Climate Change
Environment Ethics
Environment Justice

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