Georgia and Florida have taken their long-standing fight over water to the U.S. Supreme Court. Defining clear, enforceable, and transferable water rights could help ensure that water is allocated to productive uses and finally put an end to this water war.
AUDIO: Sovereignty and self-determination would allow Native Americans to build on their rich cultural history.
It is time to return to Montana’s roots by honoring private property rights — and, indeed, by celebrating them.
AUDIO: Are western wildfires larger and more frequent? What's the difference between wildfire prevention and suppression? Dean Lueck talks to John Batchelor about the evolution of wildfire policy.
As the National Park Service celebrates its centennial, Americans should ask how they can ensure the health of their national treasure for many generations to come.
AUDIO: As the National Park Service celebrates its centennial, it faces a $12 billion backlog. PERC's Terry Anderson talks to John Batchelor about how to generate revenue for our national parks, free the parks from politics, and get politics out of the parks.
Dean Lueck, Jonathan Yoder
AUDIO: What are the economics of wildfire? What policy reforms would foster more efficient fire management? At PERC's 2016 Wildfire Solution Summit, authors Dean Lueck and Jon Yoder share the findings from their policy report Clearing the Smoke from Wildfire Policy: An Economic Perspective.
AUDIO: Fire is an important tool for managing landscapes. How can landowners mitigate wildfire risk and foster rangeland health? At PERC's 2016 Wildfire Solution Summit, the Noble Foundation's Chad Ellis shares best practices for prescribed burns.
AUDIO: At PERC's 2016 Wildfire Solution Summit, political scientist Sarah Anderson shares findings from the Bren School's Strategic Environmental Research Initiative on Wildfire and Climate Change (SERI Fire).
Wendy Purnell, Todd Myers
AUDIO: People worry about plastic grocery bags, but we discuss why they aren't as scary as people think and some new ways to profit from plastic that gets in the water. Also, GMOs, solar energy, polling data and much more. How do we do it? We're resource economists - we make the most of everything.