James G. Workman
Who really owns water, the matrix of life, and how much water we can own, and should have the right and ability to save and trade water we don't use with others in our system for a price we voluntarily negotiate?
To protect the bison in Yellowstoe from slaughter when they leave the park seeking winter forage, some private environmental group with an entrepreneurial plan should reward landovers who providing grazing room.
Originally appeared in Defining Ideas: A Hoover Institute Journal on February 9, 2011
As overfishing depletes marine resources and reduces incomes for fishermen, a new approach giving fishermen a share in their fishery is soving by an environmental and economic problem. Catch-share management with a strong local leader in charge is winning converts around the world.
Todd Gartner, a 2007 Enviropreneur Institute alum, describes how economic incentives can be used to connect forests, water, and communities. Working with the World Resources Institute he discusses his work on two pilot projects that are connecting the buyers of ecosystem services with the sellers...
As oil continues to gush from BP's Macondo well and politicians posture, it is time for us to ask why we are drilling in such risky places when there is oil available elsewhere. The answer lies in the mantra NIMBY—"not in my back yard."
PERC Research Director Don Leal has been
Thoughts on the Relative Merits of Cap-and-Trade versus Emission Taxes for Controlling Carbon Emissions.Bruce Yandle
By Bruce Yandle