With the help of our donors, PERC fellows are able to engage in research, produce books, articles, and studies that provide solutions to some of the toughest environmental problems in a manner that promotes a society of free and responsible individuals.
Matt Ridley 11/30/2012
As part of PERC's Lone Mountain Forum, "Reconciling Economics and Ecology," former PERC Board Member Gerry Ohrstrom sat down with science writer Matt Ridley to discuss the parallels of economics and ecology.
Chris Corbin 11/15/2012
Chris Corbin, a 2008 PERC Enviropreneur Institute alum, discusses how his company, Lotic LLC, uses water markets to keep water instream.
Summer Rayne Oakes, 2010 PERC Enviropreneur Institue alum and CEO of Source4Style, talks about her experience at the Enviropreneur Institute.
Donald Leal 11/15/2012
Fishermen earn their living by competing with every other fisherman on the ocean for the most fish. The result has been overfishing, collapsed fisheries, and life threatening work conditions. Boat Captain Mark Lundsten describes his own experience on the Bering Sea.
As part of a PERC workshop, "Tackling the Global Fisheries Challenge," to be held November 14-15, Fisheries Specialist for the World Bank, Michael Arbuckle discusses rights-based fisheries reform in developing country fisheries.
Terry Anderson 11/07/2012
As part of PERC's Lone Mountain Forum, "Reconciling Economics and Ecology," PERC President Terry Anderson sat down with Daniel Botkin to discuss what economics and ecology can learn from each other.
As PERC's 2012 Enviropreneur Institute (PEI) culminates, we sit down with enviropreneur Jeremy Gingerich to discuss his vision of combining economic and ecological sustainability on western landscapes. Check out PEI and how to apply for next year under Fellowships.
Many jurisdictions have implemented bans or taxes on plastic grocery bags on environmental grounds. Jonathan Klick argues, however, that reusable grocery bags contain potentially harmful bacteria, especially coliform bacteria such as E. coli.
Brennan Jorgensen 11/06/2012
This video showcases PERC Enviropreneur Institute alum Fletcher Harper, his organization GreenFaith, and the innovative ways in which religion, ecology, and economics can be combined to forge creative environmental solutions.