30 Jan 2015

Big ideas: Costing natural capital - the $200 hamburger

Dr Raj Patel, economist and author of
The Value of Nothing
What does a hamburger really cost? If we factor in what's known as 'natural capital', we discover it's around $200. That is, the hidden costs of destroying and polluting the environment in the production processes. See more on "The Real Cost of a Hamburger" - Raj Patel: youtu.be/31HpaAYYn5k. See also Radio National, Big Ideas, "Can accountants save the planet?" Link

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