Holly Fretwell 12/04/2013
More than a hundred years ago on Canada’s west coast, a limestone quarry was dug into the depths of Vancouver Island. Robert Butchart removed the limestone to feed his cement factory but left behind a giant pit. His wife, Jennie, brought in loads of top soil—delivered by horse
Terry Anderson 12/04/2013
DIGNITY, n. 1: the state or quality of being worthy of respect. 2: a sense of pride in oneself.
Andrew Morriss, Fr. Michael Butler 11/15/2013
Policy recommendations from theologians and Church authorities have taken the form of pontifications, obscuring many economic and public policy realities. Butler and Morriss offer a new contribution to Orthodox environmental theology by Church teaching but also by sound economic analysis.
As part of PERC's Lone Mountain Forum, "Reconciling Economics and Ecology," PERC Board Member Steven Hayward sits down with author Charles Mann to revisit contemporary understandings of the pre-Columbian world.
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...