Te Maire Tau, a member of the Māori in New Zealand, discusses how their tribe is fighting to reinstate indigenous rights to own property and build an economy. Tau says that tribal groups must actively shape the legislation that defines their economic future.
PERC Julian Simon Fellow David Schmidtz focuses on conflict resolution at the intersection of economics and ecology. In this video, he explores "alien priorities."
Michael `t Sas-Rolfes
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is about to destroy 6 tons of confiscated ivory. But does the destruction of ivory stockpiles really help the cause?
Shawn Regan, Fred Thomas
How opposition to coal exports is impacting one of the poorest communities in Montana — the Crow Indian reservation.
The documentary film, "Degrees of Difference," explores the way people communicate on climate change. See PERC's Holly Fretwell on air! Co-produced by Emmy Award winners John Twiggs and Anna Rau of MontanaPBS.
Charlotte Huus-Henriksen, Terry Anderson
PERC's Terry Anderson and the Hoover Institution's Carson Bruno examine the hydraulic fracturing process and the market mechanisms which would allow us to take advantage of fracking's benefits and mitigate its costs.
Terry Anderson, Shawn Regan
In the Wall Street Journal, Terry Anderson and Shawn Regan explain how Washington rules prevent tribes from developing resources that could help lift them out of poverty.
As part of the government shutdown that started October 1, the National Parks Service closed all U.S. national parks and monuments. Visitors were denied entry to Yosemite and Yellowstone and acres and acres of national park lands until the government resumes business. But economics professor Holly...
Charlotte Huus-Henriksen, Holly Fretwell
Do you visit national parks for the monumental value or for their ecological value? Can they be the same and how can we manage to keep our parks operating well into the 21st century? Join Alfred Runte and Holly Fretwell for a conversation on national parks.
PERC and the George W. Bush Institute will host a conference on energy regulation on September 12, 2013 at the George W. Bush Center in Dallas, TX