Jonathan Adler 06/11/2013
Major environmental policy reform is long overdue. PERC's Jonathan Adler outlines the foundation of a conservative alternative to the conventional environmental paradigm.
Reed Watson 06/11/2013
Wildlife is a publicly owned resource, yet the majority of wildlife habitat is privately owned. This article from the Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum examines the nature of the split wildlife estate and the potential to unify it with public-private partnerships.
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.
Terry Anderson, Dino Falaschetti 04/25/2013
With private investment in green energy down 34 percent between 2011 and 2012, proponents of subsidies for R&D struggle to make their case.
Terry Anderson 04/11/2013
Private ownership is the key to good resource stewardship. As Terry Anderson explains, stream access laws undermine property rights and reduce landowners' incentives to provide habitat for fish and wildlife.
Dino Falaschetti 01/21/2013
Why is productive environmental governance so hard, and what might be learned from how corporate governance mechanisms address related problems? Dino Falaschetti's article addresses these questions, both in principle and in application to global fisheries.
Dino Falaschetti 01/16/2013
Terry Anderson, D. Bruce Johnsen 01/02/2013
Facing the "fiscal cliff," perhaps the president and Congress should start thinking in terms of the "foreclosure crisis." All lenders, whether a local home-loan bank or the Chinese government, expect to be repaid either from the borrower's income or, if that is insufficient, from the sale of...
Dino Falaschetti, Laura Huggins 12/19/2012
From the World Resources Institutes initiative for Keeping Options Alive to the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity, calls for conserving biodiversity are persistent. This goal appears reasonable, at least on its face.