Analyzing nature and economies as static systems distracts our attention from the dynamic forces in both.
Terry Anderson, Hannah Downey
When does more access present a "tragedy of the commons"? National Trails Day is a good time to reconsider the tradeoff between more access and resource stewardship.
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.
Using the LWCF to acquire land—without first addressing the billions of dollars in deferred maintenance on the existing federal land—will threaten the ecological health, public accessibility and economic productivity of these precious lands.
Federal funds from the LWCF are limited to land acquisition and cannot be used for the care and maintenance of existing federal lands.
President Obama recently proposed a federal strategy to promote honey bee health. But an economic perspective may provide some lessons for the government task force.
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.