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Accounting for ecosystem service values in climate policy

Ecosystem services are often omitted from climate policy owing to difficulties in estimating the economic value of climate-driven ecosystem changes. However, recent advances in data and methods can help us overcome these challenges and move towards a more comprehensive accounting of climate impacts.

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I am grateful for guiding discussions with M. Walls, E. Fenichel and C. Boettiger.

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Druckenmiller, H. Accounting for ecosystem service values in climate policy. Nat. Clim. Chang. 12, 596–598 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-022-01362-0

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