Private ownership gives environmental groups a reason to balance conservation with resource development in a way that can be beneficial to the environment.
Terry Anderson, Carson Bruno
Market mechanisms, largely already in existence in other sectors, can work to mitigate the real but rare risks associated with hydraulic fracturing while taking advantage of the process’ benefits.
Roger Meiners, Andrew Morriss
PERC recently gathered scholars to explore the intersection of property rights and energy development in a special issue of the LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources.
Holly Fretwell, Shawn Regan
Nearly half of the West is owned by the federal government. In this new report, PERC researchers find that the federal government loses money managing valuable natural resources on federal lands, while states generate financial returns.
As the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge debate heats up again, Shawn Regan, writing for Reason, looks at how The Aubudon Society has managed to earn mineral royalties while also protecting bird habitat.
What the birth of free-market economics can teach us about today's natural resource policies.
The economics behind America's shale revolution.
Q&A with 2014 Lone Mountain Fellow Frank Wolak.
People in Regina, Saskatchewan were shocked to learn their household glass wasn't being recycled. On CBC's Morning Edition, Dan Benjamin helped them understand why.
America's natural gas revolution has led to increased coal exports. What are the implications for climate change? We asked Stanford University Professor Frank Wolak, director of the Program on Energy and Sustainable Development.