You've heard of Freakonomics — but what about Bisonomics? With their future now in the hands of eco-ranchers and market-minded preserves, the outlook for bison is promising, says Brian Yablonski.
Robert K. Fleck, F. Andrew Hanssen
Environmentalists, politicians, and scholars express concern about a "race to the bottom" in environmental policy. Yet economic theory indicates that a race to the bottom in environmental policy is highly unlikely, and there is little evidence that such races have, in fact, occurred.
The public trust doctrine is a little-known bit of legal history that is now touted as an ancient rule of law that allows governments to control property long presumed to be privately owned.
Irrespective of the uncertainties surrounding the causes of climate change, the United States is poised to join the rest of the developed world in a fight against rising carbon dioxide levels.
It isn't easy being green...unless it means more green for the pocketbook
, Richard Stroup
The freedom fighter's legacy lives on
Legislators' investments threaten people living near the Atchafayala River
September 2007Volume 25 | Number 3 ... An Economist Looks at Global WarmingInvesting in anticipation of environmental upheaval is a matter of numbers.