Randy Simmons 11/18/2014
Allowing price to ration water may be a bitter political pill to swallow, but it makes economic and environmental sense. Writing at The Conversation, Randy Simmons lends insight into California's water crisis.
Gary Libecap, 10/24/2014
In the Wall Street Journal, Gary Libecap and Robert Glennon discuss the West's outdated water laws. A policy overhaul, they argue, would allow efficient water markets and reward conservation.
Randy Simmons 09/05/2014
As pressure mounts to declare Utah's Greater Canyonlands a national monument, Utah-based Randy Simmons and Ryan Yonk look at the economic impact studies used to justify designation.
Terry Anderson 08/29/2014
The boom in gun sales has created a revenue gusher for wildlife restoration.
Shawn Regan 05/23/2014
Cliven Bundy's battle was born out of a broken system that encourages conflict, not negotiation.
Terry Anderson 05/14/2014
Pipelines in the U.S. carry 25 times more oil than tank cars do, yet derailments are by far the biggest threat.
Shawn Regan 04/22/2014
When environmental groups buy ranchers' permits, there's no need for the feds to start rustling up trouble.
Shawn Regan 03/13/2014
Imagine if the government were responsible for looking after your best interests. How well would this work? Just ask Native Americans.
Holly Fretwell 02/13/2014
Citizens in the West have little say on how most of their land is managed. Some western states are beginning to fight for custody.