SolAbility ranked 180 countries for sustainable competitiveness: the ability to generate and sustain inclusive wealth and dignifying standard of life for all citizens in a globalized world of competing economies. Natural capital is listed as a key element.
Greece is not just running a fiscal deficit; it is also running an ecological one. It would need the total ecological resources and services of three Greeces in order to meet its citizens’ demand on nature for food, fiber, timber, housing, urban infrastructure, and carbon sequestration.
At the UN Sustainable Development Summit, the world's oceans will be getting the attention they have long deserved -- but not always received, says Paula Caballero, Senior Director for the World Bank's Environment & Natural Resources Global Practice.