“We seem to have totally forgotten that there is such a thing as global commons: air, water, forests and biodiversity,” laments Naoko Ishii, CEO of the Global Environment Facility. She proposes overhauling four economic systems to avoid the tragedy of the commons on a global scale. getAbstract recommends this informed talk to environmentalists, economists, policy makers and concerned citizens.
In this summary, you will learn
- What resources constitute the global commons,
- Why people fail to appreciate and protect the global commons, and
- How to avoid the tragedy of the commons on a global scale.
About the Speaker
Naoko Ishii is CEO of the Global Environment Facility. Previously, she was Japan’s deputy vice minister of finance.