Bike Lanes Increase CO2 Emissions

By davids • June 2, 2015

The automobile is the most dominant form of local transportation in every metropolitan area in both Western Europe and the United States. Environmental city …

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Bike Lanes Increase CO2 Emissions

By davids • June 2, 2015

The automobile is the most dominant form of local transportation in every metropolitan area in both Western Europe and the United States. Environmental city …

Just say no to the rural groundwater grab, once and for all

Just say no to the rural groundwater grab, once and for all

By libertyscene • July 16, 2014

The Las Vegas newspaper today editorially points out the city’s primary water source is drying up. That’s obvious from the white bath tub ring …

BLM and USFS lack law enforcement authority on public lands

By Ramona Morrison • July 15, 2014

The U.S. Constitution and laws of Congress have never provided for a general grant of law enforcement authority to the federal government.  Our national …

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California Senate Democrats cut gas use in cars by 50 percent

By davids • June 4, 2015

Senate Democrats proudly pass legislation to cut gas use in cars by 50 percent — Lawmakers in the Senate advanced a far-reaching environmental proposal …

Local Officials Using Stealth To Put Agenda 21 & ICLEI Into Every City, Town & County Of America

Local Officials Using Stealth To Put Agenda 21 & ICLEI Into Every City, Town & County Of America

By Ramona Morrison • July 16, 2014

We all know that politicians play fast and loose with the truth — when running for office to get our vote, once they get …

Conservation Easements, Government Land Grabs and IRS Audits

Conservation Easements, Government Land Grabs and IRS Audits

By libertyscene • July 16, 2014

How much influence does the Piedmont Environmental Council have in Fauquier County, Va.?
Talk to Martha Boneta, a farmer turned property-rights activist, and she will tell …

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Public Policy

How and Why to Privatize Federal Lands

Fully a third of the land area of the United States is owned by the federal government. Although many Americans support the preservation of …

The Role of Property Rights as an Institution: Implications for Development Policy

There is a very real risk that reforms enacted in the name of property rights will fail if policy makers employ the rhetoric of …

Effects of Environmental Policy on Private Property Rights

We all want a cleaner, safer, healthier environment. We cherish the beauty of the natural world and want to pass on to the next …

Property Rights, Regulatory Takings, and Environmental Protection

Under current environmental laws individual Americans have been prevented from building homes, plowing fields, filling ditches, felling trees, clearing brush, and repairing fences, all …