The Real Relationship Between Capitalism and the Environment

Posted by on January 12th 2018 in Uncategorized | Be the first to comment!

By Daniel Fernández Méndez By: Daniel Fernández Méndez”Capitalism is incompatible with the conservation of nature. Only the places with a strong state and restricted economic freedom can achieve high environmental quality ratings.” These statements have been repeated so often that most people consider them true without giving them a slightest thought.Although these theories usually only explain one side of the coin, there are at least two opposing theories:More development and greater consumption levels put pressure on environmental variables. There can’t be infinite growth in a world of limited resources. Economic freedom also means that companies do not take into account the ecosystems that they …read more

Source:: Mises Daily

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