A Common Sense Guide to Environmentalism

A Common-Sense Guide to Environmentalism

By Joseph L. Bast, Peter J. Hill and Richard C. Rue

This book cuts through rhetoric, false alarms and media hype to deliver concise and authoritative summaries of what we know about the most important environmental issues of our times. It describes the considerable progress made since 1960 in cleaning and protecting the environment, challenges the environmental movement to adopt new tactics to ensure that the progress continues, and provides the tools needed to make this change.

Joseph L. Bast is the president of The Heartland Institute in Chicago, IL. Peter J. Hill is a PERC senior associate and a professor of economics at Wheaton College. Richard C. Rue is a senior policy analyst and vice president of The Heartland Institute.

Madison Books
Lanham MD.
Phone: 312-377-4000
June 1994
317 pp.
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P.J. Hill is professor emeritus of economics at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois and a Senior Fellow at PERC.An economic historian by training, Hill has written on institutional change and the evolution of property rights. His book with Terry Anderson, The Not So Wild, Wild West, challenged many of the traditional theories of how the West was...
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