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The magazine of Free Market environmentalism

Volume 25, No.3, Fall 2007

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  To Tell The Truth   “The greatest challenge facing mankind is the challenge of distinguishing reality from fantasy, truth from propaganda.” —Michael Crichton, scientist and author   “In the long run, the replacement of the precise and disciplined language of science by the misleading language of litigation and advocacy may be one of theContinue reading "Bisonomics"

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Energy Savings Urban Style

Increasing urban energy efficiency has become a top priority for a large coalition of municipalities, banks, and foundations in sixteen of the world’s largest cities. Participating banks will provide up to $1 billion in loans to cities and private landlords to upgrade aging heating, lighting, and cooling systems. Typically such upgrades reduce energy use andContinue reading "Bisonomics"

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You've heard of Freakonomics — but what about Bisonomics? With their future now in the hands of eco-ranchers and market-minded preserves, the outlook for bison is promising.

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