The Environment

Displaying 1 - 10 of 380

How Government Bureaucrats and the New York Times Are Misleading the Public About Climate Change

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentTaxes and Spending

Blog5 hours ago

The media is using the recent National Climate Assessment to warn about the "cost of inaction" on climate change. Here's what they miss.

Read More

Who Conserves Our Resources?

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Environment

Conservation will take place where individuals are allowed to seek solutions. Necessity is the mother not only of invention but of conservation as well.

Read More

Capitalism Means Less Waste — Because More Waste Means Less Profit

The EnvironmentProduction TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog11/17/2018

The concept of "productive complements" shows us how capitalists have long sought to make as much use as they can of every part of the materials they use to make goods.

Read More

William Nordhaus vs. the U.N. on Climate Change Policy

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentTaxes and Spending

Blog10/20/2018

It is the boosters of aggressive government action, such as a carbon tax, who ignore the peer-reviewed research on climate change.

Read More

Global Warming: The UN's Plan Ignores Real Costs of Implementation

The Environment

Blog10/17/2018

Even if we accept the mainstream narrative on the effects of climate change, the costs of implementing a global regulatory "mitigation" program are far higher than advocates admit.

Read More

How US Sugar Subsidies Bring a Red Tide of Algae to Florida's Shores

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Environment

Blog08/16/2018

A combination of federal sugar subsidies, federal regulations on pollution, and federal control of Lake Okeechobee (a giant lake in southern Florida) runoff guidelines has created a recipe for disaster.

Read More

Preserve Our Fisheries by Expanding Private Property Rights

The Environment

Blog08/10/2018

When people are directly responsible for something — and rely on that thing for current and future sustenance — they will manage it better.

Read More

Trump Should Scale Back Auto Mileage Regulations

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Environment

Blog08/09/2018

Hikes to minimum mileage requirements make cars less affordable while doing little to improve air quality.

Read More

No, We Haven’t Drained the Earth’s Resources

The Environment

Blog08/01/2018

Thanks to markets, living standards continue to go up globally, although many predicted that the earth was going to run out of resources decades ago. 

Read More

Fear Global Warming? Markets Offer Our Best Chance for Survival

The EnvironmentGlobal Economy

Blog04/23/2018

Markets, wealth accumulation, and capitalist innovation offer the best tools for dealing with whatever climate changes the world may be facing.

Read More
Shield icon library