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Can you really give a monetary value to nature?

June 14th, 2011 by George Monbiot

The well-intentioned dolts putting a price on nature are delivering it into the hands of business. Love, economists have discovered, is depreciating rapidly. On current trends, it is expected to fall by £1.78 per passion-hour between now and 2030. The opportunity cost of a kiss foregone has declined by £0.36 since 1988. By 2050 the […]