Ted speaker Pavan Sukhdev claimed that economics has not properly accounted for the nature. Nature provides us with many resources for free, like rain and shelter. Increasingly, people have started using these resources for profit while producing value for society. The government has been subsidizing businesses to provide more to the people. Yet, in some cases nature produces more for the people then corporations. For example, the Amazon is a rain factory for South America. Cutting down the Amazon causes droughts which are costly and decreases biodiversity. Ultimately

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