On Monday, March 2nd, we celebrated Free Market Environmentalism for the Next Generation with a book launch at the Hoover Institution in Washington. Featured panelists were IJ's Chip Mellor, the Nature Conservancy's Kameran Onley, and the Wall Street Journal's Kim Strassel.
PERC's Terry Anderson spoke on the topic "If Hayek and Coase Were Environmentalists: Linking Economics and Ecology" at "The Ends of Capitalism," a conference hosted by the Classical Liberal Institute at NYU School of Law on February 26, 2015.
Terry Anderson 02/23/2015
A new generation of environmental entrepreneurs is more interested in “finding the ways that work” than regulating for the sake of punishing. These enviropreneurs see market opportunities where others see environmental problems.
Shawn Regan 02/06/2015
As the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge debate heats up again, Shawn Regan, writing for Reason, looks at how The Aubudon Society has managed to earn mineral royalties while also protecting bird habitat.
Rancher and enviropreneur Jeff Lazslo forged partnerships with public and private funders to restore a huge wetland that now flourishes with fish, wildlife, and plants.
Randy Simmons 11/18/2014
Allowing price to ration water may be a bitter political pill to swallow, but it makes economic and environmental sense. Writing at The Conversation, Randy Simmons lends insight into California's water crisis.
Gary Libecap, 10/24/2014
In the Wall Street Journal, Gary Libecap and Robert Glennon discuss the West's outdated water laws. A policy overhaul, they argue, would allow efficient water markets and reward conservation.
Long before the EPA was a glint in anyone's eye, property rights were dealing with pollution issues. Watch as PERC's Terry Anderson discusses free market solutions to pollution and other environmental conflicts with John Stossel on Fox Business Network.
We make the mistake sometimes of assuming that the way you clean the environment is just adding another regulation. Watch as PERC senior fellow Jonathan Adler discusses the confusion about pollution and why he is unhappy with the EPA's new rules with John Stossel on Fox Business Network.
Randy Simmons 09/05/2014
As pressure mounts to declare Utah's Greater Canyonlands a national monument, Utah-based Randy Simmons and Ryan Yonk look at the economic impact studies used to justify designation.