These policy proposals will not magically increase water supplies in the Golden State, but they do offer a reasonable starting point for tapping water markets to make the most of California's scarce water resources.
Research at PERC has historically focused on the three Ws: water, wildlife, and western lands. New initiatives examine energy innovations, urban environmental issues, and more.
A species walks into a bar...
The national parks are often celebrated as America’s best idea, but we are loving the idea to death.
In a new video from ReasonTV, Reed Watson explains how government created an artificial shortage of our most essential resource.
Wildlife conservation ultimately boils down to one word: incentives.
Fact: Destroying ivory and rhino horn could actually encourage poaching.
Robert Nelson, Shawn Regan, Reed Watson
What it is, how it works, and why it needs to be reformed
Today’s myth: As taxpaying citizens, we should not pay to visit our national parks.
Holly Fretwell, Leonard Gilroy, Shawn Regan, Reed Watson
This year, the National Park Service will celebrate its 100-year anniversary with an $11.9 billion backlog in deferred maintenance projects. We explore seven ideas to address the problem as the agency prepares to enter its second century.