Wendy Purnell, Todd Myers
People worry about plastic grocery bags, but we discuss why they aren't as scary as people think and some new ways to profit from plastic that gets in the water. Also, GMOs, solar energy, polling data and much more. How do we do it? We're resource economists - we make the most of everything.
What does sustainability mean? Holly Fretwell discusses the costs and benefits of recycling and waste management with John Stossel.
Q&A with 2014 Lone Mountain Fellow Frank Wolak.
Dino Falaschetti, PERC's Executive Director, shares a story on the lessons of green energy policy and green growth.
What's ahead for global energy markets? How will the U.S. shale revolution affect our energy future? To find out, we asked Stephen Arbogast, an expert with more than thirty years of experience in finance working with the energy sector. As Prof. Arbogast explains, when it comes to global energy...
For every $100 billion that the United States centrally directs to clean energy, GDP may decrease by over 0.4%, says Dino Falaschetti.
For more than two decades, special interests have persuaded Congress to mandate Americans buy ethanol whether they want to or not. As a result, 40 percent of the U.S. corn crop is now used for ethanol rather than food.
"Green energy" generation is being curtailed, delayed, or prohibited due to competing environmental goals. For example wind turbines are killing endangered bats.
Artificial trees do the job of real trees - removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.