This special issue of PERC Reports explores the policy implications of the Anthropocene.
Research at PERC has historically focused on the three Ws: water, wildlife, and western lands. New initiatives examine energy innovations, urban environmental issues, and more.
The environment is dynamic. Our regulatory state is not.
Science alone cannot resolve most environmental issues.
R. David Simpson
Are ecosystem services really valuable enough to justify conservation?
We conserve nature by using less of it—but to do so we must embrace modern technology.
Michael `t Sas-Rolfes
Is wildlife breeding an acceptable conservation strategy?
Why bison were worth more dead than alive in the 19th century.
Crowdsourcing data to remove plastic from waterways—and (one day) earn a profit.