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The magazine of Free Market environmentalism

Volume 29, No.1, Winter 2011

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Climate goes back to court

In 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court declared greenhouse gases to be pollutants subject to regulation under the Clean Air Act. The Court’s decision in Massachusetts v. EPA triggered a series of far-reaching regulatory proposals from the Environmental Protection Agency designed to control greenhouse gas emissions from motor vehicles, utilities, and other sources. But this wasContinue reading "Thank you, Ronald Coase"

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Flip-flops are forever

Flip-flops are some of the most basic footwear in the world, a fact that is easily documented by the tons of discarded sandals washed up onto the east coast of Africa from as far away as Japan, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, and elsewhere.

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Crops Minus Sun and Soil

Where new methods of agricultural production are increasingly sought-after, Verdant Earth Technologies is developing agricultural systems to address future challenges and to provide a growing population with fresh produce.

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