Environmental Goods and Services FOR THE WIN!

Environmental Goods and Services FOR THE WIN!

By now, we are well aware of the negative effects of climate change and pollution on the planet. Simultaneously, the world is experiencing a devastating economic crisis with sky-high gas prices. In envisioning solutions for these different crises, the linkages between them cannot be ignored, especially since it has been shown that unrestricted economic activity and industrialisation have severely injured the environment. Bearing this in mind, it is clear that solutions to either cannot and should not undermine each other otherwise you pay the ever-rising costs of inaction. It is at this point that I would like to introduce the idea of the Regional Liberalization of Environmental Goods and Services (EGS) Market and the immediate solutions it can present if pursued vigorously.

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