Discussions of renewable energy typically focus on technologies such as solar panels, wind power, and geothermal. In one state, however, a different conversation is taking shape—one that is focusing on refining an age-old source of renewable energy: wood.
State parks often have their budgets cut when revenues are tight. Some parks are having success by hiring private companies to run the parks. They are efficient, good stewards of the resource, and customer-friendly.
Michael `t Sas-Rolfes
Southern white rhinos have been saved from extinction by private owners who used property rights and market incentives to restore the South African population of 20 in 1900 to more than 20,000 today.
Despite oil spills, hurricanes and a long history of misguided federal rules, Texas’ commercial fishermen are doing better than ever thanks to new management based on free-market principles and local control.
By Andrew P. MorrissTUSCALOOSA, Ala. --- Despite the disaster at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power complex, eliminating the technology that provides 21 percent of the United States' electricity and 14 percent of electricity worldwide would be dangerous and unrealistic.
As our quality of life continues to improve, the world's prevailing sentiment continues to be one of a disastrous future, all because the population has reached 7 billion. Are these worries real or just a scare tactic?
PERC's Roger Meiners writes that calls for massive changes in all aspects of modern life from transportation to food production in order to reduce carbon emissions are unrealistic. Repeated failures of such utopian experiments suggests extreme caution.
China's growing wealth and economic power means it also vested in seeing the US propser as it holds a huge amount of US debt and remains an important trading partner.