As fracking has lowered the price of natural gas, the pipelines required to bring the gas to market have, predictably, … More
Is the best movie of my childhood an unintentional allegory on the pitfalls of environmental regulation? If you haven’t watched … More
This week, briefing began in WildEarth Guardians v. U.S. Department of Justice, a case of critical importance to anyone concerned about … More
Last week, the Supreme Court heard argument in the case challenging the WOTUS rule—the controversial rule defining the scope of … More
Not paying your taxes should and does have serious consequences. Governments, and most people, have little sympathy for tax delinquents. … More
You’d probably think the answer is a resounding “no.” But what if you violate the law in your pursuit of … More
Conservation easements are an increasingly important tool for protecting the environment. Roughly 24 million acres in the United States are … More
Rhinos have been hunted to the verge of extinction because of their valuable horns. Most governments have responded, as they … More
Environmental alarmists may grab headlines, but they’ve repeatedly proven spectacularly wrong. Environmental issues require sober analysis and problem solving, not overheated rhetoric.
The environment’s greatest friend is technological innovation. Human ingenuity–what Julian Simon called “the ultimate resource”–has consistently enabled us to make more with less. Yet environmental laws too often throw up roadblocks to that progress, favoring the dirty status quo over a cleaner future.