Treasury mulls natural capital
Measurement of natural capital could be included in official public sector guidance on appraising costs and benefits of projects and policies.Speaking to the environmentalist at the Natural Capital Initiative conference in November, Defra chief economist Ulrike Hotopp said that meetings with the Treasury on including natural capital in its
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