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.
Major environmental policy reform is long overdue. PERC's Jonathan Adler outlines the foundation of a conservative alternative to the conventional environmental paradigm.
Terry Anderson, D. Bruce Johnsen
Facing the "fiscal cliff," perhaps the president and Congress should start thinking in terms of the "foreclosure crisis." All lenders, whether a local home-loan bank or the Chinese government, expect to be repaid either from the borrower's income or, if that is insufficient, from the sale of assets...
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.
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