We all know bootleggers and Baptists rarely see eye to eye. Ask one group and its members will probably tell you they despise the other group. Yet, when it comes to government regulation, both bootleggers and Baptists work together.
Agriculture as a stable, prosperous way of life is practically extinct. It doesn't need to be. We have the power within our consuming choices to make a remarkable difference.
Laura Huggins, Todd Gartner
Read the PERC op-ed: Endangered Species Act: On 40th Anniversary, Time to Rethink How We Protect Wildlife
Changes in the environment, population, and industry have created water scarcity in some areas. Terry L. Anderson the President of The Property and Environment Research Center and Gretchen W. McClain the CEO of Xylem discuss how society can meet these water challenges.
PERC sat down with Richard Todd and Susan Woodrow of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis to discuss community development and the economic future in Indian Country.
With the help of our donors, PERC fellows are able to engage in research, produce books, articles, and studies that provide solutions to some of the toughest environmental problems in a manner that promotes a society of free and responsible individuals.
In this PERC Case Study, Sierra Crane-Murdoch explores the challenges facing a tribe atop the nation’s biggest oil play. While mineral owners off the reservation have earned thousands of dollars for each acre leased, most allottees within have earned only a few hundred.
Captain Mark Lundsten explains how catch shares changed his life as a fisherman.
As part of a PERC workshop, "Tackling the Global Fisheries Challenge," Fisheries Specialist for the World Bank, Michael Arbuckle discusses rights-based fisheries reform in developing country fisheries.
Many jurisdictions have implemented bans or taxes on plastic grocery bags on environmental grounds. Jonathan Klick argues, however, that reusable grocery bags contain potentially harmful bacteria, especially coliform bacteria such as E. coli.