Why are ranchers and mineral companies allowed to bid on federal land leases, but the public cannot? If environmentalists could lease the land they want to conserve, taxpayers might see a higher return and also avoid some bitter disputes.
PERC welcomed sixteen conservationists from around the world for its 11th annual Enviropreneur Institute, June 26 through July 8, 2011. The program works with environmental entrepreneurs who seek a better understanding of how business and economic principles can be applied to environmental...
Are federal land management policies exacerbating wildfires?
From interview with Professor Matt TurnerGet ready for "Carmageddon:" Los Angeles will close one of its main freeways, Interstate 405, for 53 hours, starting Friday night and running through Monday morning.
by Michael H. Higuera
Brett Howell is attending PERC's Enviropreneur Institute program taking place in the Bozeman, Montana area from June 25th to July 8th. Below we are posting some time-delayed blogs that Brett wrote while at Ted Turner’s remote Flying D Ranch. In addition to reading Brett’s blogs, follow his tweets @...
Banzhaf argues that free market environmentalists should applaud the cap-and-trade approach over more government regulation.
“In times of change learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.” —Eric Hoffer
G. Tracy Mehan III
This classic of conservation literature is still illuminating important lessons today.
Matching the size of government to the size of the problem