Dasgupta Review: Governments must embed nature into economic decision-making or risk disaster

Michael Holder
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The Dasgupta Review has drawn comparisons with the Stern Review on the economics of climate change 15 years ago
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The Dasgupta Review has drawn comparisons with the Stern Review on the economics of climate change 15 years ago

Landmark Review on the Economics of Biodiversity commissioned by the Treasury argues for major overhaul in how economic success is measured in order to turn the tide of nature destruction

A transformative rethink in how society measures economic success is urgently required if the world is to reverse devastating declines in biodiversity and avoid the escalating risk of human livelihoods...

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