The world has changed and Economics needs to factor in long termism – equity, climate change, biodiversity and poverty prevention. Green Economics was recently described in the Bank of England as one of the healthiest areas of the economy and can help with providing some of these missing factors and answers to solving the current crisis.
Today's discipline of Economics struggles to solve poverty, environmental degradation, biodiversity loss and inequality. Economics has to become a multidisciplinary science. It’s time for a change, relating the human with the environmental, including environmental degradation.
The production of butter, cheese and other dairy products with high fat content accounts for high greenhouse gas emissions as well as for eutrophication of groundwater, rivers and seas. Remember: Globally, around 70 % of all agricultural land is used for livestock production.
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