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Are Libertarians Too Anti-Pollution?

The EnvironmentLegal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog09/22/2016

Contrary to the myth that libertarians favor limitless pollution by capitalists, libertarian legal regimes would often put polluters out of business.

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Privatize: Governments Have Failed to Preserve Endangered Species

The EnvironmentEntrepreneurshipPolitical Theory

Blog09/04/2016

Government attempts to end poaching of endangered species often create black markets and increase poaching, while doing little to preserve the species.

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Dear Gary Johnson, There Is No "Free-Market" Carbon Tax

The EnvironmentTaxes and Spending

Blog08/22/2016

Calling an arbitrary government-imposed penalty on carbon a "market cost" is a disingenuous as not calling such a plan a "tax."

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How the Feds Support Eco-Terrorism

The EnvironmentLegal SystemThe Police StatePolitical Theory

Blog08/10/2016

The Federal government likes to play both sides of the environmentalism debate in order to increase its own power.

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How the Government is Destroying the World’s Best Oysters

The EnvironmentInterventionismPrices

Blog04/13/2016

Decades of government mismanagement has wreaked havoc on the Apalachicola oyster industry.

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The Economics of Hunting and Species Conservation

The EnvironmentInterventionism

Blog03/03/2016

Remember Cecil the Lion? The backlash over Cecil may have reduced hunting in the region. But, as anyone familiar with how wildlife economics works, that hasn't saved any lions from death. It simply now means those lions must be culled by other, more painful means.

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Flint MI. Whistle Blower Says Public Science Broken

EducationThe EnvironmentHealthPrivate Property

Blog02/04/2016

The Virginia Tech Professor who blew the whistle on lead in the water in Flint, MI thinks "public science" has been broken. Not knowing its been a broken system all along.

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25 Years Ago NY Times Got Global Warming Right

The EnvironmentInterventionismPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog12/31/2014

Our friend Robert Bradley recently took a look back 25 years ago when the New York Times still had some scientific backbone.

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Global Warming Debate Over: We’re Doomed

The Environment

Blog10/22/2014

According to Guy McPherson, Professor Emeritus of Natural Resources, Ecology, etc., at the University of Arizona, (presumably man-made) climate change is "...

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Walter Block: Regulations Contributed To And Worsened The BP Oil Spill

The EnvironmentInterventionism

Blog07/08/2014

Summary By Luis Rivera III: Many people are under the false impression that the oil spill that occurred in April of 2010 was due to a lack of regulations. One of these individuals is Thomas Frank, a journalist from The Wall Street Journal.

In this lecture Walter Block...

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