Q&A with David Gerard on mining, liability, and the Animas River spill.
What the birth of free-market economics can teach us about today's natural resource policies.
Saturday night marks the end of daylight-saving time for 2012.
Banzhaf argues that free market environmentalists should applaud the cap-and-trade approach over more government regulation.
This paper summarizes the state of the academic literature on the implications of environmental justice.
The 1872 Mining Law, which governs the transfer of rights to mine gold, silver, copper, uranium and other hardrock minerals from federal lands, is the subject of continuing and sometimes rancorous controversy.
Young scholars from various discipline challenge the PERC founders of free market environmentalism on what works, what could work in the future and how to address large scale problems such as climate change, and also when markets are not the so. They will also discuss situations where markets...
In 1982, some 450 activists were arrested protesting the construction of a hazardous waste facility in Warren County, N.C., a primarily poor, black community.
In the first book-length examination of environmental justice from the perspective of economics, a cast of top contributors evaluates why underprivileged citizens are overexposed to toxic environments and what policy can do to help.