The economics behind America's shale revolution.
In this PERC Case Study, Sierra Crane-Murdoch explores the challenges facing a tribe atop the nation’s biggest oil play. While mineral owners off the reservation have earned thousands of dollars for each acre leased, most allottees within have earned only a few hundred.
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.
Banzhaf argues that free market environmentalists should applaud the cap-and-trade approach over more government regulation.
A lack of transmission lines makes wind farming an iffy crop
The benefits of ethanol are largely a myth, but its political life is nothing short of miraculous.