Living in the Korogocho slum, a small settlement on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya, is not easy. Think crowds, no running water or sanitation, minimal electricity, and widespread crime. Furthermore, property rights are limited, at best, and most goods and income are amassed in the underground...
Fashion designers help rid New Zealand of 30 million destructive, non-native possums.
Cell phones help remote farmers in India to maximize their profits at market.
Sometimes "little green lies" bend the truth and become the basis for government policies that harm the environment.
By Pierre Desrochers and Hiroko Simizu
Jonathan Adler Editor Also read Tracy Mehan's review in the Environmental Forum
Roger Meiners, Pierre Desrochers, Andrew Morriss
Widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement when published 50 years ago, Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring had a profound impact on our society. As an iconic work, the book has often been shielded from critical inquiry, but this landmark anniversary provides an excellent...
In the first book-length examination of environmental justice from the perspective of economics, a cast of top contributors evaluates why underprivileged citizens are overexposed to toxic environments and what policy can do to help.