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1st Edition

Free Market Environmentalism

ISBN 9780367153786
Published September 30, 2020 by Routledge
208 Pages

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Although there is in the United States a clear national consensus supporting the protection of the environment, advocates often profoundly disagree about the policies best designed to achieve this end. The traditional answer has been that government must intervene, through legislation and regulation of behavior, to preserve environmental values. Th

Table of Contents

Visions of the Environment -- Rethinking the Way We Think -- From Free Grass to Fences -- From Barbed Wire To Red Tape -- Bureaucracy Versus Environment -- Inside Our Outdoor Policy -- Ecology and Energy -- Going with the Flow -- Homesteading the Oceans -- Marketing Garbage -- Tackling the Tougher Problems

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Terry L. Anderson is Executive Director of the Political Economy Research Center (PERC), in Bozeman, Montana and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. Donald R. Leal is a Senior Associate at PERC, editor or author of three books, and contributing author to six books that cover various aspects of environmental policy.