A new generation of environmental entrepreneurs is more interested in “finding the ways that work” than regulating for the sake of punishing. These enviropreneurs see market opportunities where others see environmental problems.
Allowing price to ration water may be a bitter political pill to swallow, but it makes economic and environmental sense. Writing at The Conversation, Randy Simmons lends insight into California's water crisis.
Terry Anderson, Carson Bruno
When it comes to hydraulic fracturing, market-based solutions are much more efficient and effective than top-down government regulations.
Today's Sagebrush rebels want federal lands transferred to states, while environmentalists want more federal control. Both sides should be careful what they ask for.
When environmental groups buy ranchers' permits, there's no need for the feds to start rustling up trouble.
Originally published at Grist.
Terry Anderson presents the annual Friedrich Wieser lecture at the Prague Conference on Political Economy 2011 to supporters of the Austrian School of Economics and political economy of freedom.
H. Spencer Banzhaf
Young scholars from various discipline challenge the PERC founders of free market environmentalism on what works, what could work in the future and how to address large scale problems such as climate change, and also when markets are not the so. They will also discuss situations where markets...