Which financial architecture can protect environmental commons?
Article by Nick Molho and Tim Jackson
Responsabilité & Environnement, N° 92
The protection of environmental commons remains one of the most pressing problems in “collective action”, vital to the resilience and sustainability of societies and their economies. The discourse around ‘natural capital’ potentially offers a way to integrate decisions about the commons effectively into economic decisions. Investing in the commons is key to protecting the flow of services provided to society by natural capital. Recent exploration of the potential for investing in natural infrastructure has highlighted numerous mechanisms, which could help turn this proposition into a reality.