Dino Falaschetti, PERC's Executive Director, shares a story on the lessons of green energy policy and green growth.
, Matthew Denhart
Our nation continues to pile precautionary energy policies onto a struggling economy, but we’re bumping into an inconvenient truth.
Should the precautionary principle guide environmental policy? As Dino Falaschetti writes, rather than preventing harm, the precautionary principle can constrain economic opportunity while doing little to improve environmental quality.
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.
The command-and-control viewpoint isn’t illogical. The American food supply is one of the safest in the world. But I submit that the current system fails to tap creative, market-based incentives to further improve food safety.
Agriculture as a stable, prosperous way of life is practically extinct. It doesn't need to be. We have the power within our consuming choices to make a remarkable difference.
At PERC, we believe that the environment and liberty must go together. Our Environment and Liberty Campaign launches a new generation of market solutions that advance both liberty and the environment.
Executive Director Dino Falaschetti spoke at the Florida Insurance Market Summit about how financial mechanisms, particularly insurance, can improve environmental quality. A slide deck of Dr.
The Environment and Liberty Campaign will fund a coordinated set of research, education, and outreach programs aimed at strengthening both economic and environmental performance. These programs will equip entrepreneurs in business, law, and policy to improve
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