How a great tax became a good one and then became, along the way, just another tax.
“No Stopping the Collapse of West Antarctic Ice Sheet” -- Science (May 16, 2014)
A look back on the PERC Enviropreneur Institute from the retiring director
Environmentalists, politicians, and scholars express concern about a "race to the bottom" in environmental policy. Yet economic theory indicates that a race to the bottom in environmental policy is highly unlikely, and there is little evidence that such races have, in fact, occurred.
The authors explore the history of eminent domain in the United Statesâ€”a history characterized by periodic public backlash.
Most environmental issues involve resource conflicts. One person wants to use a river to carry away her waste products, while another one wants to swim and fish in the same stream. Often these uses conflict and collide.