Andrew Morriss, Fr. Michael Butler
Policy recommendations from theologians and Church authorities have taken the form of pontifications, obscuring many economic and public policy realities. Butler and Morriss offer a new contribution to Orthodox environmental theology by Church teaching but also by sound economic analysis.
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
Dubbed the “First Nations Property Ownership Act,” the legislation would allow Canadian bands (tribes as they are known in the United States) to vote on whether to give individual Indians the right to own their land as private property.
Luddites can thwart even the best enviropreneurs; they see solutions as problems.
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.
“In times of change learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.” —Eric Hoffer
In 1962, Congressman Wayne Aspinall wrote to President Kennedy asking him to establish a commission to review public land laws.
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.
Edited by Donald R. Leal and Vishwanie Maharaj