PERC’s Vice President of Law and Policy joined John Batchelor on The John Batchelor Show to discuss a variety of PERC’s recent research including how a market for tradable quotas could limit the number of eagle deaths from wind energy, how environmental reviews and litigation delay urgently needed forest restoration, and the productive role markets could play in conserving limited water resources in the Western U.S.
“Cottonwood” Delays Urgently Needed Forest RestorationJonathan Wood
Testimony submitted to the House Natural Resources Committee hearing on forest management.
Arizona Water ReformBryan Leonard, Tate Watkins
The recommendations outlined in this report can improve Arizona's water policy to help the state continue to thrive amid its drier future.
How Market-Based Pricing Could Ease the Water Crisis in the WestBryan Leonard
Arizona and the six other Colorado River Basin states are trying to figure out a plan to conserve more of the river’s dwindling water supplies.
Montana’s Path to Burning Back BetterHannah Downey
Fixing America’s Forests will require a variety of tools, but Montana has a substantial opportunity to expand the use of prescribed fire on private lands.
Conservatives Can Lead on Conservation and Climate SolutionsBrian Yablonski, Drew Bond, Jeff Kupfer, Benji Backer
Supporting policies that leverage incentives and partnerships to protect our natural heritage should be a big part of our strategy to address environmental challenges.
2023 Forest Management Policy Playbook: State Strategies for Forest Restoration and Wildfire ResponseKendall Cotton, Hannah Downey
State leaders can expand proactive forest restoration and wildfire response capabilities by encouraging collaboration, reducing conflict, and leveraging strategic investments.