Authoritarian central planning never works and it wouldn’t “save the planet.” It would just make us all less prosperous and free.
Note that “peaceful enjoyment by the inhabitants” is a very broad term that is not limited to human beings. Rather, it includes everything from grass, fish, and insects, to mice, snakes, and people.
This paper — from the family of journals that includes Nature, the world’s most prestigious science journal! — illustrates why we can never allow these people to be in charge.
We should not look at the suicidal as natural resources.