Traffic congestion is a huge problem, but building more roads only compounds the problem. University of Toronto Professor Matt Turner says studies show that mass transit also is not panacea. Perhaps it is time to try the market with congestion pricing.
Jeff Laszlo knew that to keep the family ranch, he needed to chnage his operations. By recognizing the environmental assets on his ranch and forging partnerships with public and private funders he restored a huge wetland that now flourishes with fish, wilflife and plants. By investing in...
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.
The revival of local food and local markets marches under the banner of the left, but its resistance to centralization also appeals to conservatives.
Kenya might make 20 times more money from the Masai Mara Game Reserve, which is just a sixth of Tanzania's Serengeti, but this, reports Special Correspondent WYCLIFFE MUGA, comes at a huge environmental cost . By Wycliffe Muga PERC Media Fellow
Terry Anderson, Shawn Regan
When people who live near wild elephants understand how they can benefit economically, they have an incentive to protect the wildlife.
The West African nation of Liberia has partnered with the European Union in a unique attempt to protect its remaining forests by barcoding every harvestable tree.
Originally published at Grist.
James G. Workman
Who really owns water, the matrix of life, and how much water we can own, and should have the right and ability to save and trade water we don't use with others in our system for a price we voluntarily negotiate?
To protect the bison in Yellowstoe from slaughter when they leave the park seeking winter forage, some private environmental group with an entrepreneurial plan should reward landovers who providing grazing room.