Oxford Economists Warn Of Vanishing Wealth Of Nature

Top economists from Oxford University have this week warned of the danger caused by Ministries of Finance and Treasuries ignoring their dependence on nature, which is in a perilous state of decline, and the potential for businesses and politicians to miss the increasing systemic risks as the natural world around us fails. The report, The wealth of nature: Increasing national wealth and reducing risk by measuring and managing natural capital , considers the linkages between natural capital — i.e. nature — and human prosperity, and finds “that the erosion of natural capital poses threats to continued national and global […]