Daniel Benjamin 12/04/2013
Why do we care about air pollution? The aesthetic costs of vistas obliterated by smoggy air are obvious.
Shawn Regan, Fred Thomas 11/06/2013
How opposition to coal exports is impacting one of the poorest communities in Montana — the Crow Indian reservation.
Matt Ridley 09/05/2013
The death this week of Ronald Coase, one of the world's most-cited economists, comes at a time when there is lively debate about the very issue he raised: why neither markets nor government are panaceas.
Terry Anderson 04/17/2013
As oil continues to gush from BP's Macondo well and politicians posture, it is time for us to ask why we are drilling in such risky places when there is oil available elsewhere. The answer lies in the mantra NIMBY—"not in my back yard."
By Brian Lutz and Martin Doyle -- Our research shows that for the Marcellus Shale significantly less wastewater is generated for every unit of natural gas recovered by hydraulic fracturing than by conventional gas production.
As part of PERC's FME workshop, "Financial Contracting, Transaction Costs, and Environmental Amenities," Jonathan Klick of the University of Pennsylvania Law School presents on estimating the effects of emissions permits.
Matthew Kahn 03/22/2012
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Jonathan Adler 06/09/2011
Assessing the common law as a replacement for pollution control regulations.
Matthew Neidell, Joshua Zivin 12/10/2010
The preliminary results of this research provide robust evidence that ozone levels well below federal air quality standards have a significant impact on productivity among hourly farm workers.