The federal government can help produce fish and wildlife habitat.
Seeing environmental problems as opportunities.
Restoring Indian Dignity
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.
Robert K. Fleck, F. Andrew Hanssen
Environmentalists, politicians, and scholars express concern about a "race to the bottom" in environmental policy. Yet economic theory indicates that a race to the bottom in environmental policy is highly unlikely, and there is little evidence that such races have, in fact, occurred.
Terry Anderson, Laura Huggins
In the past, the economy of the western United States depended on converting natural resources into lumber, metals, and hydroelectricity. More recently, the relationship to natural resources has moved from extraction toward protection. But this shift has led to acrimony and gridlock.
The political upheaval that occurred in November 1994 provides an opportunity to establish a new environmental agenda. This must be a positive agenda--one that will protect environmental quality and at the same time restore fiscal responsibility, lift onerous regulation, and promote the fair...