Environmentalist groups are supporting a ballot initiative that raises taxes on retailers and consumers in order to pay for grants to environmentalist groups.
Banning straws "might make some politicians feel good, but it won't actually accomplish anything good."
Thanks to Chinese restrictions on imported recyclables, even less of America's waste is getting reused.
Reason investigation reveals that the coffee giant's new cold drink lids use more plastic than the old straw/lid combo.
Prosecutors in southern Utah have argued that they can prove that the closing of a corral gate was the crime of attempted wanton destruction of livestock by pointing to a defendant's membership in a conservation organization. Today I argue to the Utah Court of Appeals that it should review the First Amendment implications of the prosecutors' maneuver.
The latest environmental craze claims another victory.
Just because you cannot comply doesn’t mean the law cannot exist.
Advocates hope a straw ban will be the first step toward broader plastic prohibitions.
Another crop of celebrities, cities, and corporations declare war on single-use plastic straws.
Sea level rise rate has increased marginally, but are we doomed in the future?
Celebrity environmental activism against straws only lends moral support to prohibitionist politicians.
Plastic straws face another setback with a proposal for a continent-wide ban.
Momentum to ban these convenient suckers keeps growing.
The Harvard psychologist splits the difference between Dr. Pangloss and Pope Francis.
Good intentions can make for awful policies.
A new study in the
Journal of Climate compares global temperature data trends since 1850 with model outputs.
Want to cut back on plastic marine waste? Focus on waste management systems, not drinking straws.
Could animal chitin lead to a new tech revolution?
Pope Francis is part of the problem, nuclear energy is part of the solution, and libertarians need to admit that not every regulation will turn us into Venezuela.