Shawn Regan, James Huffman, Jonathan Adler, Mark Pennington, Linus Blomqvist, R. David Simpson, Robert K. Fleck, F. Andrew Hanssen, Gregg Simonds
A new volume aims to foster an engaging discussion about the future of environmental policy in this human-dominated era.
These policy proposals will not magically increase water supplies in the Golden State, but they do offer a reasonable starting point for tapping water markets to make the most of California's scarce water resources.
Terry Anderson, Shawn Regan
The continuing debate over the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline, which would pass near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, highlights the desire of Native Americans to have their voices heard.
Sarah Anderson, Dave Calkin, Dean Lueck, Jonathan Yoder
AUDIO: In July 2016, PERC assembled a panel of experts for a public event and podcast series dedicated to examining the politics and economics of wildland fire management. Listen to the podcast series.
Dean Lueck, Jonathan Yoder
In this PERC Policy Series essay, Dean Lueck and Jonathan Yoder use economics to examine wildfire management and current wildfire policy debates.
Terry Anderson, Dominic Parker, Shawn Regan, Randy Rucker
The chapters in this new book examine how the wealth of Indian Nations has been held hostage, and explain how their wealth can be unlocked through self-determination and sovereignty.
R. David Simpson
For the last few decades, ecosystem services have been a popular theme in conservation policy. Should national governments be involved in enhancing their provision?
This special issue of PERC Reports explores the policy implications of the Anthropocene.
The environment is dynamic. Our regulatory state is not.
Crowdsourcing data to remove plastic from waterways—and (one day) earn a profit.
Science alone cannot resolve most environmental issues.
Getting the incentives right.
We conserve nature by using less of it—but to do so we must embrace modern technology.
A species walks into a bar...
Ben Guillon, Geoff Smick, Rob Schell, Liz Agraz
How assigning property rights to protected species turned a landfill into a conservation bank.
Private landowners are the driving force behind sage grouse conservation.
A quiet revolution is sweeping across the West, forging a new approach to conservation in the 21st century.
We follow the lead of Aldo Leopold by reinforcing a land ethic that rewards landowners who engage in private conservation.
Around the world, landowners enhance wildlife habitat, clean water, and provide recreational opportunities. This issue of PERC Reports features stories of private conservation in the public interest.
Is there room for innovation in national forest management? In PERC's latest report, Robert Nelson proposes "charter forests" as a new management approach.
Terry Anderson, Donald Leal
Packed with examples, rather than theory, Free Market Environmentalism for the Next Generation offers new chapters, new authors, and compelling new stories of environmental entrepreneurs at work.
With less than a foot of rainfall each year, the Mojave Desert is not an obvious place to look for water. Reed Watson explores an innovative proposal to pump groundwater from the Mojave and move it to nearby Southern California municipalities.
VIDEO: Terry Anderson explains how his Montana roots led to the development of free market environmentalism, which is about finding a way to respect one another's rights and then cooperate.
Naomi Schaefer Riley
The New Trail of Tears is a must read if you care about the plight of poor people, in general, and American Indians, in particular.