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.
Sarah Anderson, Dave Calkin, Dean Lueck, Jonathan Yoder
AUDIO: In July 2016, PERC assembled a panel of experts for a public event and podcast series dedicated to examining the politics and economics of wildland fire management. Listen to the podcast series.
AUDIO: At PERC's 2016 Wildfire Solution Summit, political scientist Sarah Anderson shares findings from the Bren School's Strategic Environmental Research Initiative on Wildfire and Climate Change (SERI Fire).
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.
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.