Humans need to value nature as well as profits to survive, UN report finds
Market-based focus has led to climate and nature crises, with spiritual, cultural and emotional benefits of nature ignoredTaking into account all the benefits nature provides to humans and redefining what it means to have a "good quality of life" is key to living sustainably on Earth, a four-year assessment by 82 leading scientists has found.A market-based focus on short-term profits and economic growth means the wider benefits of nature have been ignored, which has led to bad decisions that have reduced people's wellbeing and contributed to climate and nature crises, according to a new UN report. To achieve sustainable development, qualitative approaches need to be incorporated into decision making. Continue reading...
Celý článek: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jul/11/humans-value-nature-survive-un-report-age-of-extinction
Zdroj: The Guardian
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