Ecosystem services such as clean water from forests are free, but now their value is being recognized. Entrepreneurs are developing markets for these services and providing incentives for conservation.
In 1962, Congressman Wayne Aspinall wrote to President Kennedy asking him to establish a commission to review public land laws.
Most claims of environmental good from recycling are myths. Recycling often uses more resources than it saves.
For traditional environmentalists, 2010 is important because the first Earth Day occurred 40 years ago. For free market environmentalists, 2010 is more than an anniversary— it’s cause for celebration.
Water rights have evolved in recent years as parties express desires to sell, lease, or give water for environmental or recreational purposes.