Dean Lueck, Jonathan Yoder
In this PERC Policy Series essay, Dean Lueck and Jonathan Yoder use economics to examine wildfire management and current wildfire policy debates.
This PERC Policy Series explores the underlying issues fueling grazing conflicts in the West, as well as what might be done to resolve them.
Is there room for innovation in national forest management? In PERC's latest report, Robert Nelson proposes "charter forests" as a new management approach.
Terry Anderson, Donald Leal
In part II of this article series, Anderson and Leal show how climate entrepreneurs aren’t just talking about the weather; they are doing something about it.
Millennials want results, not regulations. Younger generations care about the environment — over 80 percent are concerned about global warming and resource scarcity — but they want environmental bang for their buck.
Holly Fretwell, Shawn Regan
Nearly half of the West is owned by the federal government. In this new report, PERC researchers find that the federal government loses money managing valuable natural resources on federal lands, while states generate financial returns.
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.
When environmental groups buy ranchers' permits, there's no need for the feds to start rustling up trouble.
PERC's new Policy Perspective explains how the government keeps tribes from developing their natural resources.