Warmer global temperatures mean fewer global deaths. We’ve said that before, even though the media tend to ignore it. Now Stephen Moore (in his Unleash Prosperity Hotline email) reports on a new British study linking temperatures and deaths over the past two decades. Writes Moore: “Severe cold weather kills far more people than severe warm…
‘Temporary Chaos’ as Judge Rejects Biden’s Social Cost of Carbon
Update: On March 16, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals (in New Orleans) reversed the district court’s ruling. That means the chaos was just temporary. It’s back to $51 as the “social cost of carbon” (explained below). In February a Louisiana court rejected the Biden administration’s $51-per-ton estimate of the “social cost of carbon” (really,…
Yosemite and the ‘Balance of Nature’ Myth
The following photographic essay illustrates the changing landscape at California’s Yosemite Valley and undermines the myth of a static “balance of nature.” The author, Shawn Regan, is vice president of research at the Property and Environment Research Center (PERC). The photograph above shows Yosemite Valley in 1899 (left) and today (right). If it seems like…
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.
H. Sterling Burnett
A senior fellow on environmental policy at the Heartland Institute and managing editor of Environment & Climate News.
Director of outreach and a research fellow at the Property and Environment Research Center (PERC). For two decades, her research has focused on public lands policy and property rights. As an outdoor enthusiast, Fretwell strives to enhance conservation through cooperation and entrepreneurship.