Approaching its 2016 centennial, the National Park Service faces many challenges. As a first step toward finding creative policy solutions, PERC hosted a national parks workshop where Yellowstone superintendent Dan Wenk suggested visitors should cover more of the park's costs.
In his book on the history of environmental controversies, A Climate of Crisis: America in the Age of Environmentalism, Patrick Allitt provides context for the debates. As two different reviewers point out, though, he misses the importance of the free market environmentalist perspective.
In this issue of Capital Ideas -- Live!, Hayes Brown interviews Terry Anderson about free market environmentalism, how conservation benefits can flow from private land stewardship, and more.
People in Regina, Saskatchewan were shocked to learn their household glass wasn't being recycled. On CBC's Morning Edition, Dan Benjamin helped them understand why.
As pressure mounts to declare Utah's Greater Canyonlands a national monument, Utah-based Randy Simmons and Ryan Yonk look at the economic impact studies used to justify designation.
The boom in gun sales has created a revenue gusher for wildlife restoration.
America's natural gas revolution has led to increased coal exports. What are the implications for climate change? We asked Stanford University Professor Frank Wolak, director of the Program on Energy and Sustainable Development.
Black rhinos are critically endangered, but white rhinos have made a comeback. The Conversable Economist examines the institutions affecting population trends.
Despite an $11.5 billion backlog in deferred maintenance projects, Congress would rather acquire new lands than take care of existing national parks and federal lands.
Marti Hoffer, founder of lumenomics, Inc. and 2014 Enviropreneur Institute alum, has a passion for harnessing natural light to improve lives. She will represent PERC at SXSW Eco 2014.
Terry Anderson joins Russ Roberts for an EconTalk podcast about free-market environmentalism, the dynamics of the Yellowstone ecosystem, and how property rights can protect natural resources.
In a new video, Roger Meiners shows why the common law may be the best remedy to resolve environmental conflicts – without bureaucratic trash to stink things up.
Focusing on externalities distracts economists from understanding how bargaining can solve problems without government intervention.
PERC senior fellow Jonathan Adler testifies on state vs. federal environmental policy implementation.
President Obama recently proposed a federal strategy to promote honey bee health. But an economic perspective may provide some lessons for the government task force.