The EPA’s new water rule could discourage private conservation efforts.
We make the mistake sometimes of assuming that the way you clean the environment is just adding another regulation. Watch as PERC senior fellow Jonathan Adler discusses the confusion about pollution and why he is unhappy with the EPA's new rules with John Stossel on Fox Business Network.
Jonathan Adler, Nathaniel Stewart
Ending the tragedy of the oceans: How property rights can save the world's fisheries.
Many environmental problems are exaggerated. The threats facing marine fisheries, however, are quite real. There is a growing consensus among fishery experts that greater reliance on private-property rights can prevent overfishing and ensure sustainability.
Fisheries around the world are poorly managed. As Jonathan Adler explains in the UCLA Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, property-based management can conserve fisheries and maintain their value for human consumption.
Terry Anderson, Dominic Parker
As published in Oxford Journal's "Review of Environmental Economics and Policy," Terry Anderson and Nick Parker show that entrepreneurs guide the evolution of property rights, which in turn can lower the transaction costs of using markets to solve environmental problems.
Major environmental policy reform is long overdue. PERC's Jonathan Adler outlines the foundation of a conservative alternative to the conventional environmental paradigm.
Assessing the common law as a replacement for pollution control regulations.
In 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court declared greenhouse gases to be pollutants subject to regulation under the Clean Air Act. The Court’s decision in Massachusetts v.
Robert Deacon, Dominic Parker
By Robert T. Deacon and Dominc P. ParkerAbstract