Rhinos have been hunted to the verge of extinction because of their valuable horns. Most governments have responded, as they…
Designating uninhabitable private land as “critical habitat” discourages private conservation with no compensating benefit for species.
Environmental alarmists may grab headlines, but they’ve repeatedly proven spectacularly wrong. Environmental issues require sober analysis and problem solving, not overheated rhetoric.
In the last few years, California experienced a long, severe drought. It was extremely painful, but not as painful as…
The sharing economy holds tremendous environmental potential by making it easier for people to make more with less.
For centuries, technology has allowed people to make spectacular strides in doing more with less. The ultimate resource is human…
We need monumental creativity to resolve Antiquities Act conflicts, which is threatened by both sides digging in.
Concerns about the sustainability of Maine rockweed have an easy solution: property rights. If landowners also own these plants, they will be able to express their environmental values by conserving it and have an incentive to prevent overharvesting.
Pennsylvania’s trust approach to managing public lands may give environmental groups an incentive to support productive use, to generate revenue for higher value conservation projects.
Zoning harms the economy by frustrating interstate migration and the environment by encouraging sprawl and undermining climate mitigation.