I am an environmental policy and economic scholar specialising in the measurement on non-monetary aspects of our environment on the economy and our wellbeing.
Environmental problems are by their nature complex and uncertain. They exist at the intersection of human and ecological systems that belie clearcut solutions. We are increasingly appreciating complexity and the need for systems thinking that operates away from the scientific certainties of the previous century.
For the first time in human history, we are aware both of the consequences our actions on the environment, and the constraints environmental degradation imposes on our capacity to enjoy the good life. As in Paradise Lost, consciousness of such a deeper truth bestows an obligation to act accordingly. The way in which humanity responds to this most significant of historical ruptures is of keen interest to those of us who will live through the next century, and into posterity.
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