08 Aug '11, 8pm

Green-biz pioneer Ray Anderson died today. Sad to lose such a visionary leader. Here's a Q&A I did with him in 2009:

Green-biz pioneer Ray Anderson died today. Sad to lose such a visionary leader. Here's a Q&A I did with him in 2009:

They will either do it or be superseded by those who do. The industrial system that operates today is undermining the basis of the industrial system; it's committing suicide because nature is that undergirding factor. There's no business that can operate without air and water and food and energy and materials and climate regulation and ultraviolet radiation shields and pollination and seed dispersal and distribution. All of those are supplied by nature. If we kill nature, we will certainly kill the economy. When somebody sits down and tries to figure out the value of nature, it's very simple: Whatever the economic GDP is today, that's the value of nature, because none of it would exist without that undergirding.

Full article: http://www.grist.org/article/2009-10-19-ray-anderson-sust...

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