Jeff Nesbit and Bjorn Lomborg on the threat of climate change and what should be done about it
Anti-biotech activists cite the precautionary principle to maintain chestnut tree-free forests.
If Californians are serious about "environmental justice," they need to find ways to pump more water into the state's remarkable infrastructure systems.
What is wrong with requiring government agencies to consider and disclose the likely environmental consequences of their actions?
Ten Global Trends Every Smart Person Should Know documents progress and explains why it happens.
Ten Global Trends Every Smart Person Should Know documents the immense, ongoing progress that politicians and media refuse to acknowledge.
Firefighting resource shortages are caused by a legislature that is more interested in preserving union wages than in creating a firefighting system that works for the public.
"Environmental humanism will eventually triumph over apocalyptic environmentalism."
The presidential candidate wraps old special-interest programs in green camouflage.
In his new book, Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All, Shellenberger argues that science doesn't support doomsayers' claims.
The Apocalypse Never author documents that things are getting greener and makes a case for nuclear power.
A book review of "The Republican Reversal: Conservatives and the Environment from Nixon to Trump" by James Morton Turner and Andrew C. Isenberg
Supreme Court's Muddled Clean Water Act Ruling Threatens Property Rights and the Trump Administration's Deregulation Efforts
Federal clean water regulations are a confusing mess for property owners. The Supreme Court just made things worse.
The coronavirus pandemic has led to less air pollution...unless you count all the germs.
Live Webcast: Assistant Attorney General Jeff Clark on "Constitutional Environmentalism, Mature Environmentalism"
Broadcasting live at 4:30pm EDT In lieu of an in-person CLE event.
Toledo's ballot initiative is "unconstitutionally vague and exceeds the power of municipal government in Ohio."
Hysterical reactions greet the White House's modest changes to federal clean water rules.
Discredited 18th-century economist Thomas Malthus still haunts the environmental debate.
China is responsible for a huge portion of the world's plastic waste. There's still reason to be wary of its plastics crackdown.
A divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit finds the plaintiffs lack Article III standing in Juliana v. U.S.
Britain's Plastic Bag Fee Is Producing a Huge Spike in the Consumption of Thicker, 'Reusable' Plastic Bags
The law of unintended consequences rears its ugly head.
The Climate Debate Should Focus on How to Address the Threat of Climate Change, Not Whether Such a Threat Exists
Even non-apocalyptic assessments of existing climate science counsel in favor of taking climate change seriously
Is it time to panic?
Regulation and litigation rule the day, but sometimes cash should be king.
Conservatives (and others) should pursue alternative approaches to the threat of climate change.
Say hello to "Cash for Clunkers 2.0."
From plastic bag bans to plastic straw bans to bans on shampoo bottles in hotels, California is adopting supposedly environmental policies that won't save the environment but will piss off residents.
Researchers from MIT and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution say that sunlight can break down polystyrene within a few decades.
Her future—and that of the planet—hasn't been "stolen" and the best way forward is through serious policy discussion, not histrionics.
Give the Republican Party control of the White House and Congress, and it's only a matter of time before Democrats discover the virtues of devolving authority to state and local governments.
Plus: occupational licensing, Hong Kong, school choice, social media spies, and more...
Plus: More on the 1619 Project, a chart shows how crazy U.S. military spending is, and more...
“Greenmailing” drives up construction costs and wait times, making the state’s already expensive housing even less affordable.
The media are misreporting this one wildly.
The El Paso shooter's combination of anti-capitalism, bigotry, and xenophobic nationalism highlights the dangers of zero-sum thinking on left and right. His worldview resembles that of the perpetrator of a similar attack in New Zealand earlier this year. Sadly, these ideas are not confined to a few extremists.
Pestilence, war, famine, and death are all on the decline.
The once noble symbol of resistance to government tyranny is now being used to help get Donald Trump re-elected.