Accounting for dynamic nature requires revisiting the underpinnings of environmental law and management.
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.
Assessing the common law as a replacement for pollution control regulations.
The Forest Service cannot take responsibility for its neighbors
Contrary to common perceptions, many measures of environmental quality were already improving prior to the advent of federal environmental laws.
Whether a given species is at risk of extinction may be a scientific question, but what to do about it is not. What conservation measures should be adopted to address such threats, and at what cost, are policy questions, says Jonathan Adler
Last year, I began investigating forestry outside the United States, seeking innovations. I found strikingly different approaches just north of the border, in Canada.