Published on 23 June 2022
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Biodiversity loss may push developing world closer to default

Loss of biodiversity across the world may push many developing nations close to default and trigger massive downgrades for China and India, according to the first sovereign credit rating adjusted for ecological destruction.

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News release: Loss of nature is pushing nations toward sovereign credit downgrades and ‘bankruptcy’– report  

Report: Nature loss and sovereign credit ratings

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