Agriculture as a stable, prosperous way of life is practically extinct. It doesn't need to be. We have the power within our consuming choices to make a remarkable difference.
Josh Hottenstein 05/23/2013
In a world where only a quarter of all arable land remains viable for agriculture, where population is predicted to increase to nine billion by 2050, and where people are concerned with food safety, new methods of agricultural production are increasingly sought-after.
Read the PERC op-ed: Endangered Species Act: On 40th Anniversary, Time to Rethink How We Protect Wildlife
Terry Anderson 03/22/2013
Changes in the environment, population, and industry have created water scarcity in some areas. Terry L. Anderson the President of The Property and Environment Research Center and Gretchen W. McClain the CEO of Xylem discuss how society can meet these water challenges.
Daniel Benjamin 02/20/2013
Property rights are essential for market exchange. The definition of those rights, their enforcement, and their transferability all help determine the extent of trade and the rate of economic development and wealth creation.
Daniel Benjamin 02/07/2013
By Daniel Benjamin | Fracking concerns
PERC sat down with Richard Todd and Susan Woodrow of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis to discuss community development and the economic future in Indian Country.
Former fellows talk about their experience in PERC's Enviropreneur Institute in 2009.
With the help of our donors, PERC fellows are able to engage in research, produce books, articles, and studies that provide solutions to some of the toughest environmental problems in a manner that promotes a society of free and responsible individuals.