MIT Professor Michael Greenstone says that humans will adapt to climate change, with wealthier nations faring better than poorer nations.
The documentary film, "Degrees of Difference," explores the way people communicate on climate change. See PERC's Holly Fretwell on air! Co-produced by Emmy Award winners John Twiggs and Anna Rau of MontanaPBS.
The Supreme Court has granted certiorari in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA concerning the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulation of greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act. PERC's Jonathan Adler explains.
UC Berkely economist
If our challenge is “change,” we might do better by turning to America’s strength in financial services rather than its relative inexperience in centrally directing resources.
Steven F. Hayward
President Obama unveiled drastic new regulations on Tuesday to curb greenhouse gas emissions. PERC board member Steve Hayward previewed the president's speech earlier this week on The Kudlow Report.
Confronted with social problems, we often call for policy solutions. Problems are not always problems, however. Sometimes they are natural facts, and resistant to human made laws.
Terry Anderson, Dino Falaschetti
With private investment in green energy down 34 percent between 2011 and 2012, proponents of subsidies for R&D struggle to make their case.
Today’s decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Coalition for Responsible Regulation v.
The Washington Post reports the Environmental Protection Agency will release proposed regulations gover
Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will begin two days of oral arguments in a set of challenges to the EPA’s various rules applying the Clean Air Act to greenhouse gas regulations.
Since 1997, more than 40 million acres of forests across the West have been devastated by pine beetle.
The Yale Law Journal’s new “Summary Judgment” online series features a set of essays on the Supreme Court’s decision in
The editor of a scientific journal resigns, apologizing for publishing a paper that questions the conventional thinking about global warming.
This week's Q&A is with Matthew Kahn, a professor at the UCLA Institute of the Environment in the Departments of Economics and Public Policy, and the author of the recent
Yesterday afternoon I attended a lecture by Michael Greenstone, the 3M Professor of Environmental Economics and former chief economist of the Council of Economic Advisers during the first year of the Obama Admi
Forests are a valuable part of the global carbon
Bjørn Lomborg draws upon the work of Bruce Yandle of PERC to warn against climate solutions touted by emerging green activist/big business alliances:
The most significant environmental case of the Supreme Court’s just-concluded term was American Electric Power v.
Cap and trade, a favorite of statists and even many economists who otherwise are not statists, continues to be touted as a great sc
The foundation of PERC has always been high-quality academic research rooted in the principles of property rights and markets.
Which of the following is not caused by climate change?
Matthew E. Kahn
Capitalism's creative solutions for a changing climate