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John A. Baden is founder and chairman of the Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment (FREE), located in Bozeman, Montana. Baden, who received his Ph.D. in political science from Indiana University in 1969, was a leader in developing the New Resource Economics, an incentive-based approach to environmental and natural resource management. He has…
John A. Baden
Founder of the Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment (FREE), located in Bozeman, Montana. Baden and his wife, Prof. Ramona Marotz-Baden, are skiers and cyclists. They manage a productive ranch in the Gallatin Valley of Montana and enjoy active and happy lives.
Some Conservatives Seem to Support “ESG.” This Is Not Good News.
ESG stands for “environmental, sustainable, governance.” It is a vague standard of corporate conduct that some forces want to use to guide investment. Yes, they want to expand the standards used when selecting stocks beyond financial criteria. Most free-market supporters see this as a violation of traditional standards of fiduciary management. Rupert Darwall of RealClearEnergy…
Biden Hypocrisy Overflows, Harming Lobster Fishers and Right Whales
Hypocrisy abounds in the White House when it comes to ocean wildlife along the East Coast of the U.S. On December 1, President Joe Biden hosted a state dinner with French President Emmanuel Macron, at which more than 200 Maine lobsters were served. As noted by The Guardian, just days earlier the retailer Whole Foods…
Threats to Endangered Whales Undermine Biden’s Offshore Wind Ambitions
President Joe Biden’s grandiose plans for offshore industrial wind facilities lining the nation’s coasts have more than a few hurdles to clear before they can become reality. One of those is the fate of endangered North Atlantic right whales, whose migration route is in the bullseye of the offshore wind proposals.