Environmentalists, politicians, and scholars express concern about a "race to the bottom" in environmental policy. Yet economic theory indicates that a race to the bottom in environmental policy is highly unlikely, and there is little evidence that such races have, in fact, occurred.
By Pierre Desrochers and Hiroko Simizu
By Pierre Desrochers and Hiroko Shimizu Executive Summary
Eco-Industrial Parks:The Case for Private PlanningRS-00-1: 2000by Pierre Desrochers
Last year marked the 40th anniversary of Paul Ehrlich's The Population Bomb, one of the two most influential environmentalist books of the 1960s with Rachel Carson's Silent Spring (1962).
The authors explore the history of eminent domain in the United Statesâ€”a history characterized by periodic public backlash.
Roger Meiners, Pierre Desrochers, Andrew Morriss
Widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement when published 50 years ago, Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring had a profound impact on our society. As an iconic work, the book has often been shielded from critical inquiry, but this landmark anniversary provides an excellent...