The important but largely untold story of the U.S. coal program and its place in the country’s larger energy system.
Robert Nelson, Shawn Regan, Reed Watson
What it is, how it works, and why it needs to be reformed
Is there room for innovation in national forest management? In PERC's latest report, Robert Nelson proposes "charter forests" as a new management approach.
Public Lands and Private Rights:The Failure of Scientific ManagementBy Robert H. Nelson
Lea-Rachel Kosnik, Roger Meiners
"Restoring Harmony in the Klamath Basin" explains how this conflict developed and offers a solution—markets in water. Written by Roger Meiners and Lea-Rachel Kosnik, this paper persuasively argues that clarification of property rights to water is fundamental to ending the crisis.
Andrew Morriss, Bruce Yandle, Lea-Rachel Kosnik
This paper discusses a new form of regulation. Rather than issuing rules, some government agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency, have started to file lawsuits.