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September 1993

Volume 43, 1993

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Perspective: Private Property

Environmentalism: The Triumph of Politics
The public discussion over conservation is being distorted by politics and pagan theology.

Linking Liberty, Economy, and Ecology
Wealth enhances environmental quality.

Science and the Environment
Huge expenditures on tiny hypothetical risks do not improve public health.

Overpopulation: The Perennial Myth
The prospect of the Malthusian nightmare is growing steadily more remote.

Stewardship Versus Bureaucracy
A market-based system for groundwater would more accurately reflect water’s economic and ecological value to society.

The Market and Nature
Ecological central planning cannot protect the environment, but it can destroy our civil and economic liberties.

Jailing “eco-criminals” teaches the necessity for bowing and scraping to the federal bureaucracy.

Pulling the Plug on The REA
The REA has cost the American taxpayers billions of dollars.

In Praise of Billboards
Should governments be able to regulate billboards on aesthetic grounds?

Oil Drilling in Alaska
Government land ownership makes economic development and environmental protection difficult.

Book Review: Earth in the Balance by Al Gore
Preservation of Earth cannot be entrusted to any government.

Book Review: Environmental Politics: Public Costs, Private Rewards Edited by Michael S. Greve and Fred L. Smith, Jr.
Courts often impose environmental liability on parties who have caused no harm.

Book Review: The Heated Debate: Greenhouse Predictions vs. Climate Reality by Robert C. Bailing
The link between CO2 and climate is more complex than many doomsayers acknowledge.

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