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Todd Gartner, a 2007 Enviropreneur Institute alum, describes how economic incentives can be used to connect forests, water, and communities. Working with the World Resources Institute he discusses his work on two pilot projects that are connecting the buyers of ecosystem services with the sellers of the services.
Laura Huggins sat down recently with fly fishermen Miles Noles to discuss the upcoming Montana Supreme Court case on stream access. Huggins discusses PERC's position on stream access and her experience fishing Montana's rivers and streams.
While politicians continue the budget cut stalemate, entrepreneurs are quick to provide goods and services to the public.
Enviropreneurs like Logan Yonavjak are connecting private, for-profit incentives to environmental outcomes by creating longer-term financing opportunities for the land conservation community.
Despite their ecological and economic importance, Florida’s coral reefs are teetering on the verge of collapse. Scientific studies point to the impact of effluent discharges from municipal storm and wastewater treatment facilities along the coast.
PERC Senior Fellow Bruce Yandle orginated the theory of Bootleggers and Baptists in the early 1980s. In essence, two different groups suppor the same, regulations, but benefit from different effects of the regulation. Has anything changed?
By Jane S. Shaw and Bruce Yandle With his 2006 budget, President Bush appears to be championing fiscal responsibility. For environmental policy, this change offers hope for new directions.
High demand for wood products can foster the resurgence of forests.
Benjamin. Daniel K. Benjamin reports that economists have come up with persuasive evidence that free trade reduces pollution.
By Daniel K. Benjamin Government-sponsored polar expeditions made fewer major discoveries introduced fewer innovations, lost more ships, and had more explorers die.
By Daniel K. Benjamin Unit pricing reduced the volume of garbage presented for collection by 37 percent.
In laboratories around the country, scientists are working to alter the genetic working of trees in order to increase their ability to store carbon, absorb toxins, and resist disease.
If you are sipping a latte somewhere in the vast Starbucks empire, you can rest assured that the corporation is moving steadfastly toward more environmentally friendly practices.
In Tanzania, the Nile crocodile is probably best known for its threat to human life. Not only does it snatch villagers from the river banks, but it has even made forays onto the lawns of tourist lodges in search of a tasty meal.
In Anchorage, Alaska, companies are giving their employees incentives to reduce winter air pollution. They come in the form of cold hard cash, and they work. But the companies too have an incentive to reduce air pollution.
As you gaze out over the shiny hood of your brand new Lincoln Town Car, you might be looking at a hunk of scrap metal. Ford Motor Co. has spent years seeking an efficient, cost-effective system to reuse aluminum scraps.