Environmental Sustainability and the Financial Crisis: Linkages and Policy Recommendations
As the global economic crisis and nascent recovery continue to unfold, it is important not to lose sight of the environment amid fiscal stimulus efforts and economic reorientation. Economic prosperity cannot be pursued at the expense of environmental sustainability. Indeed, long-term economic prosperity requires a strong and healthy ecosystem at its base. The papers presented in this publication outline and highlight unique challenges and opportunities for policy makers in the face of the current economic crisis.