MIT Professor Michael Greenstone says that humans will adapt to climate change, with wealthier nations faring better than poorer nations.
Millennials want results, not regulations. Younger generations care about the environment — over 80 percent are concerned about global warming and resource scarcity — but they want environmental bang for their buck.
Long before the EPA was a glint in anyone's eye, property rights were dealing with pollution issues. Watch as PERC's Terry Anderson discusses free market solutions to pollution and other environmental conflicts with John Stossel on Fox Business Network.
We make the mistake sometimes of assuming that the way you clean the environment is just adding another regulation. Watch as PERC senior fellow Jonathan Adler discusses the confusion about pollution and why he is unhappy with the EPA's new rules with John Stossel on Fox Business Network.
America's natural gas revolution has led to increased coal exports. What are the implications for climate change? We asked Stanford University Professor Frank Wolak, director of the Program on Energy and Sustainable Development.
In a Hoover Institution podcast, Terry Anderson discusses market approaches to environmental problems in his talk entitled “Adapt, Adapt, Adapt: Market Responses to Climate Change.”
“No Stopping the Collapse of West Antarctic Ice Sheet” -- Science (May 16, 2014)
Friday, June 20, 2014 -- John Batchelor interviews Terry Anderson on his recent article written for the Hoover Institution about climate change adaptation.
Unlike bureaucrats in Washington, entrepreneurs aren't just talking about the weather, they are doing something about it.
Entrepreneurs and markets rather than government regulation will help us adapt to climate change.
PERC senior fellow Jonathan Adler is a longtime writer for the popular law and public policy blog The Volokh Conspiracy, which recently announced a new partnership with the Washington Post.
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.
The Supreme Court has granted certiorari in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA concerning the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulation of greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act. PERC's Jonathan Adler explains.
UC Berkely economist
If our challenge is “change,” we might do better by turning to America’s strength in financial services rather than its relative inexperience in centrally directing resources.
Steven F. Hayward
President Obama unveiled drastic new regulations on Tuesday to curb greenhouse gas emissions. PERC board member Steve Hayward previewed the president's speech earlier this week on The Kudlow Report.
Confronted with social problems, we often call for policy solutions. Problems are not always problems, however. Sometimes they are natural facts, and resistant to human made laws.
With private investment in green energy down 34 percent between 2011 and 2012, proponents of subsidies for R&D struggle to make their case.
Today’s decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Coalition for Responsible Regulation v.
The Washington Post reports the Environmental Protection Agency will release proposed regulations govern
Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will begin two days of oral arguments in a set of challenges to the EPA’s various rules applying the Clean Air Act to greenhouse gas regulations.
Since 1997, more than 40 million acres of forests across the West have been devastated by pine beetle.
The Yale Law Journal’s new “Summary Judgment” online series features a set of essays on the Supreme Court’s decision in A
The editor of a scientific journal resigns, apologizing for publishing a paper that questions the conventional thinking about global warming.
This week's Q&A is with Matthew Kahn, a professor at the UCLA Institute of the Environment in the Departments of Economics and Public Policy, and the author of the recent b
Yesterday afternoon I attended a lecture by Michael Greenstone, the 3M Professor of Environmental Economics and former chief economist of the Council of Economic Advisers during the first year of the Obama Admin
Forests are a valuable part of the global carbon cycle.
Bjørn Lomborg draws upon the work of Bruce Yandle of PERC to warn against climate solutions touted by emerging green activist/big business alliances:
The most significant environmental case of the Supreme Court’s just-concluded term was American Electric Power v.
Cap and trade, a favorite of statists and even many economists who otherwise are not statists, continues to be touted as a great sch
The foundation of PERC has always been high-quality academic research rooted in the principles of property rights and markets.
Which of the following is not caused by climate change?
Matthew E. Kahn
Capitalism's creative solutions for a changing climate