Editorial, The Economist | January 22, 2010
More and more countries in the world push towards the rationalization of environmentally friendly policies by putting a price on Mother Nature. ++ “Misallocation of resources” is central to preserving biodiversity and ecosystems in order to capture the true value of what we cannot afford to lose. ++ An economic approach favors the least harmful long term policies. ++ Ecologists should quit useless esthetic and emotional discourse on nature and rather listen more carefully to economists’ expertise.