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Analysis and Commentary

Find The Contradiction

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Friday, January 18, 2019

In a Reason story about a humane man who tried to save a deer’s life and got nailed by the government for doing so, Pennsylvania Game Commission Press Secretary Travis Lau admits that there’s “a good possibility the deer would have been euthanized…because deer are poor candidates for rehabilitation.”

Interviews

Lee Ohanian: 12,000-Year Drought In California; Water-Use Limits In A Year

interview with Lee Ohanianvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, January 17, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lee Ohanian discusses his California on Your Mind article "With Permanent Water Rationing On The Way, Californians Pray For Rain."

Analysis and Commentary

Lipow On Stiglitz On Green New Deal

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

My former colleague at the Naval Postgraduate School Jonathan Lipow posted something on Facebook that I think deserves wider readership. We don’t see eye to eye on everything and we don’t even see eye to eye on what’s in his Facebook post. But he says it well and makes some valid points.

Analysis and Commentary

Lipow On Stiglitz On Green New Deal

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

My former colleague at the Naval Postgraduate School Jonathan Lipow posted something on Facebook that I think deserves wider readership. We don’t see eye to eye on everything and we don’t even see eye to eye on what’s in his Facebook post. But he says it well and makes some valid points.

EnvironmentFeatured

With Permanent Water Rationing On The Way, Californians Pray For Rain

by Lee Ohanianvia California on Your Mind
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

About four years ago, President Obama flew to California and joined Governor Jerry Brown and US Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer in a visit to a parched Central Valley town to discuss the state’s extreme drought and water shortage.

Perspectives on PolicyFeatured

Perspectives On Policy: Free Market Environmentalism

by Terry Andersonvia PolicyEd
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Most environmental problems result from the tragedy of the commons. The typical response to environmental issues is to turn to government regulation. In contrast, free market environmentalism embraces the lessons of markets by defining and enforcing property rights to prevent overconsumption or other negative outcomes.

Featured

Between Environmentalists And Energy Developers, Zinke Shot Down Environmental Center

by Terry Andersonvia The Hill
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
If environmental left means “leave it in the ground,” a chant from the Poland climate talks, and environmental right means dig it and pump it without regard for water and wildlife, Ryan Zinke’s tenure as Interior Secretary is best characterized as environmental center.
In the News

Human Extinction: Hot Again

quoting Frank Diköttervia The Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

[Subscription Required] Before condemning any more Donald Trump tweets, take a look at what his critics in Beijing and Manhattan are publishing. The message from both locales is highly disturbing. Still, there’s reason to hope the President can successfully negotiate with China’s communist dictatorship, even if he’ll never win over the editors of the New York Times.

In the News

ConocoPhillips Backs Carbon Tax Plan

mentioning George P. Shultzvia The Hill
Monday, December 17, 2018
Oil and natural gas giant ConocoPhillips Co. is backing an effort to impose a tax on carbon dioxide emissions.
In the News

Why S'Pore's Proposed Ivory Ban May Not Solve Problem Of Illegal Trade

quoting Terry Andersonvia Today Online
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

The Singapore government, through the Agri-Veterinary Authority, recently announced a public consultation on a proposed ban on ivory and ivory products in Singapore. This is in relation to a bigger commitment by Singapore to tackle illegal elephant ivory trade and support elephant conservation.

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