Georgia and Florida have taken their long-standing fight over water to the U.S. Supreme Court. Defining clear, enforceable, and transferable water rights could help ensure that water is allocated to productive uses and finally put an end to this water war.
It is appropriate that Elouise Cobell be honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, but it would be better yet if the federal government would grant all Native Americans the freedom suggested by the award’s title - especially when it comes to energy development.
In “Walk Into Wildfire," artists Ethan Turpin and Jonathan PJ Smith arranged life-sized recordings from U.S. Forest Service research cameras to give an otherwise unsurvivable point-of-view.
Federal land policies encourage conflict instead of negotiation.
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.
Non-Indians will do well to stop promulgating myths as a solution to modern environmental problems. Especially in a multi-cultural society where worldviews vary widely, devolution of authority and responsibility offers the best hope for resource conservation.
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.
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, 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.
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.
A quiet revolution is sweeping across the West, forging a new approach to conservation in the 21st century.