For too long, we have been waging a senseless and suicidal war on nature. The result is three interlinked environmental crises: climate disruption, biodiversity loss and pollution that threaten our viability as a species.
Just to give you an example of how important is this mind-shift requirement, even in the way we organize economic policies and economic data, we can see GDP growth when we overfish. We are destroying nature, but we count it as increase of wealth.
We can see the GDP growth when we cut forests, and we are destroying nature, and we are destroying wealth, but we consider it GDP growth.UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
Het is goed dat ze dit zo framen. Niet nieuw natuurlijk, maar de United Nations is een conservatieve club. Dat die het huidige economische systeem ter discussie stellen is heel wat.0