Spurred on by the likes of Teddy Roosevelt and Rachel Carson, the policymakers in the twentieth century enacted numerous ambitious reforms to curb environmental degradation. But many policies came with a high opportunity cost in lost economic growth.

Larry Selzer, president and CEO of The Conservation Fund, joined the show this week to discuss approaches to conservation that bridge this impasse.

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