Providing government subsidies for emerging clean technologies could unlock their transformative potential.
The Trump administration has used executive orders, deregulation and delays to reduce environmental regulation. Biden administration officials will use many of the same tools to undo their work.
A better way of evaluating these projects would be to look at their value and sustainability.
The Toolkit for Ecosystem Service Site-based Assessment (TESSA) allows NGOs to quantify the economic advantages of maintaining ecosystems, helping preserve biodiversity by putting a value on it.
Dogs’ lives have monetary value, and several researchers recently measured it. Their method shows how research and funding decisions can be made. Just don’t tell Bowser he’s worth only $10,000.