How Much Is Urban Nature Worth? (06-11-20)

Chen calculated the financial implications of urban nature. He shares that he “systematically searched and reviewed literature on monetary valuation of urban nature’s health effects. . . . Large monetary values were found. These estimates are useful as an argument for urban planners promoting investment in urban green infrastructure.”

Xianwen Chen. 2020.  “Monetary Valuation of Urban Nature’s Health Effects:  A Systematic Review.”  Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, vol. 63, no. 10, pp. 1716-1737, https://doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2019.1689107