With private investment in green energy down 34 percent between 2011 and 2012, proponents of subsidies for R&D struggle to make their case.
The "Skywalk" project could help lift 2,100 tribal members out of poverty, but a legal dispute may have killed the goose that could lay golden eggs. Worse yet, this could stifle investment across Indian Country.
Private ownership is the key to good resource stewardship. As Terry Anderson explains, stream access laws undermine property rights and reduce landowners' incentives to provide habitat for fish and wildlife.
Terry Anderson, Reed Watson
Stream access is a confusing and controversial topic. PERC has waded into the stream access debate to provide a free market environmentalist perspective.
A splendid primer that covers a wide range of questions relating to drinking water including historical and ethical issues.
As oil continues to gush from BP's Macondo well and politicians posture, it is time for us to ask why we are drilling in such risky places when there is oil available elsewhere. The answer lies in the mantra NIMBY—"not in my back yard."