In the Wall Street Journal, Gary Libecap and Robert Glennon discuss the West's outdated water laws. A policy overhaul, they argue, would allow efficient water markets and reward conservation.
How a great tax became a good one and then became, along the way, just another tax.
“No Stopping the Collapse of West Antarctic Ice Sheet” -- Science (May 16, 2014)
A look back on the PERC Enviropreneur Institute from the retiring director
If you can't dam, divert, or drill, it's time to consider allocating water through markets.
Most environmental issues involve resource conflicts. One person wants to use a river to carry away her waste products, while another one wants to swim and fish in the same stream. Often these uses conflict and collide.