Laura Huggins, David Currie 05/15/2013
PERC fellows offer "candidate species conservation banking" as a promising development of voluntary exchange through a market-like approach in their San Jose Mercury News op-ed.
Andrew Morriss 01/14/2013
For more than two decades, special interests have persuaded Congress to mandate Americans buy ethanol whether they want to or not. As a result, 40 percent of the U.S. corn crop is now used for ethanol rather than food.
David Currie 10/25/2012
Outreach associate, David Currie talks with Alan Girard (Chesapeake Bay Foundation) and Joan Mulhern (Earth Justice) on the Marc Steiner Show. Together they consider the legacy of the Clean Water Act on its 40th anniversary.
David Currie 10/18/2012
Thursday marks the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act. No doubt, the billions spent on the act have improved overall water quality.
Roger Meiners, Pierre Desrochers, Andrew Morriss 09/16/2012
Widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement when published 50 years ago, Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring had a profound impact on our society. As an iconic work, the book has often been shielded from critical inquiry, but this landmark anniversary provides an excellent...
Roger Meiners, Andrew Morriss 04/11/2012
Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring" was a powerful book that presented an emotional argument against chemical pesticides that had already saved million of lives.
Andrew Morriss 04/07/2011
By Andrew P. Morriss TUSCALOOSA, Ala. --- Despite the disaster at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power complex, eliminating the technology that provides 21 percent of the United States' electricity and 14 percent of electricity worldwide would be dangerous and unrealistic.
Andrew Morriss 03/01/2011
Promises that green energy will change almost everypart of our lives for the better is an enchanting idea, but it is also a myth.
Roger Meiners, Andrew Morriss 02/28/2011
Hundreds of billions in government subsidies for green energy will not reduce pollution or revitalize the job market Competitve forces working in a free market are the most efficient and effective way to achieve these results.
Andrew Morriss 01/28/2010
By Andrew P. Morriss