Congress should not waste time debating a comprehensive climate change legislation in the coming year.
Roger Meiners, Andrew Morriss
Recent developments in domestic energy production have shifted the political debate about energy independence. Get the facts about energy independence.
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.
For more than two decades, special interests have persuaded Congress to mandate Americans buy ethanol whether they want to or not. As a result, 40 percent of the U.S. corn crop is now used for ethanol rather than food.
The revival of local food and local markets marches under the banner of the left, but its resistance to centralization also appeals to conservatives.
The U.S. Department of Labor proposes sweeping new regulations to limit child labor. Not all agricultural work is inherently dangerous, and sweeping generalizations will do more harm than good.
Promises that green energy will change almost everypart of our lives for the better is an enchanting idea, but it is also a myth.
Government subsidies, overregulation and the consolidation has significantly altered the meat industry, makingit less competitive, loaded wiht paperwork, difficult for small ranchers to survive.
Paul Schwennesen an Enviropreneur-in-Residence at PERC and a former fellow at the Enviropreneur Institute is one of seven top winners in a global easy contest sponsored by the SEVEN Fund in Cambridge, MA. The topic was the "morality of profit."