The federal government can help produce fish and wildlife habitat.
Seeing environmental problems as opportunities.
Restoring Indian Dignity
The death this week of Ronald Coase, one of the world's most-cited economists, comes at a time when there is lively debate about the very issue he raised: why neither markets nor government are panaceas.
Nobel laureate Ronald Coase has passed away at the age of 102. Coase's work provided the intellectual foundation on which free market environmentalism is built.
Step away from the blackboard
If you are in favor of economic growth, free markets, and less government, join the Green Tea Party and support Kermit the Frog for president.
For traditional environmentalists, 2010 is important because the first Earth Day occurred 40 years ago. For free market environmentalists, 2010 is more than an anniversary— it’s cause for celebration.
The drive to be greener than others begs two questions. Why is everyone so green here and now, and what really constitutes being green?
When Donald Leal and I wrote Free Market Environmentalism in 1991, we mostly theorized about how property rights and markets could enhance environmental quality. We focused more on political failures than market successes because there were more of the former than the latter.