The Environment

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The Real Relationship Between Capitalism and the Environment

The EnvironmentGlobal Economy

The data suggests that as capitalism advances, so does the quality of the physical environment.

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California Wildfires Don’t Have to be the New Normal

The EnvironmentPrivate Property

Blog12/18/2017
Government owners of public lands just don’t have the same incentives to manage land as carefully as private owners.

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Don't Mix Politics and Climate Science

The EnvironmentSubjectivism

Blog11/14/2017
Poor societies cannot afford to care about the environment.

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Government Recycling Programs Waste Valuable Resources

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Environment

Blog11/11/2017
Market prices tell us how people want resources to be used. Government recycling programs ignore these important signals.

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Carbon Taxes and Economic Growth

The Environment

Blog09/26/2017
If a politician wants to reshuffle taxes in a way that doesn’t reduce the tax burden overall, why should the libertarian endorse such a move?

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Why Natural Disasters Are Worse For Poor Countries

The EnvironmentGlobal EconomyPoverty

Blog09/14/2017
Wealth-building and capital are the most important factors in weathering natural disasters — whether caused by global warming or not.

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Withdrawing From Paris Agreement Helps the Most Vulnerable

The EnvironmentPoverty

Blog06/08/2017
Higher energy costs mean less money for raising wages for workers, hiring new employees, purchasing more inventory, or investing in capital.

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More Solar Jobs Is a Curse, Not a Blessing

The EnvironmentFree MarketsU.S. Economy

Blog06/05/2017
Wind and solar are simply a bad deal for consumers, workers and the environment. Another example of government policy having nothing to do with reality.

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Week in Review: June 3, 2017

EducationThe EnvironmentGlobal EconomyHealthBusiness CyclesPolitical Theory

Blog06/02/2017
Political agendas like the Paris Agreement must take into account costs, benefits, and economic reality. "Science" doesn't dictate good policy.

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Studying the Climate Doesn't Make You an Expert on Economics and Politics

The EnvironmentGlobal Economy

Blog06/01/2017
One need not have any opinion about climate science at all to see that the Paris Climate Agreement relies on very bad planning and very bad economics.

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