Matt Ridley 02/07/2013
By Matt Ridley | Paradoxically, economics has done more for nature than ecology has.
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.
Many jurisdictions have implemented bans or taxes on plastic grocery bags on environmental grounds. PERC Lone Mountain Fellow Jonathan Klick argues, however, that reusable grocery bags contain potentially harmful bacteria, especially coliform bacteria such as E. coli.
Jonathan Adler 08/26/2011
Jonathan Adler PERC Visiting Fellow
Paul Schwennesen 06/07/2011
The revival of local food and local markets marches under the banner of the left, but its resistance to centralization also appeals to conservatives.
Josh Hottenstein 02/24/2011
Growing crops in a high-tech shipping container without sunlight or soil
Cory Carman 02/24/2011
How the large-scale food system can be a midsized farmer's best hope