Ghosts
Valuing a disappearing world
in The Value of a Whale
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The final chapter highlights how the emerging green capitalist policy programme – from nature as a financial asset to the untenability of ‘decoupled’ growth – comes up at every turn against the physical constraints of a global economy marred by inequality, and a natural world whose complexity cannot be efficiently priced and traded nor converted to terms compliant with optimising financial risk profiles.

The Value of a Whale

On the Illusions of Green Capitalism

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