Recalculating: Amazon forest destruction

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Recalculating: Amazon forest destruction

Destruction of the natural environment and displacement of native peoples would not meet NPV criteria, as opposed to the dollar value and profit motive which drives this devastation.

Recalculating: Fossil fuels

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Recalculating: Fossil fuels

Applying the NPV value matrix to fossil fuels, they’d come out with a declining to negative index, a disincentive to further development and production. Renewable energy, on the other hand, will have a positive index stimulating entrepreneurs in that direction. Remediation and restoration of oil-polluted sites will provide another positive value area of endeavor.