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Recycling is always a better choice than throwing items in the trash, right? Wrong. PERC's Dan Benjamin explains that recycling some items actually expends more energy than it saves.
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Laura Huggins of PERC explains how thinking outside the box and innovating can work for the environment as it does for business. 
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Apply now for PERC's 2014 fellowships! We offer a range of fellowships for scholars, grad students, and entrepreneurs. Please share! http://perc.org/fellowships 
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Roads and transportation are costly, both financially and to the environment.

Is economic development a sufficient justification for transportation investments as some policy makers imply?

http://bit.ly/17w43F0

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Check out this short clip of Walter Thurman on Stossel talking about the market response to ‪#‎ColonyCollapseDisorder‬.

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"Productively managing variability, whether in nature or business, is important for creating economic opportunity." 
-Dino Falaschetti

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PERC's new Policy Perspective examines why tribes have been unable to control their resources in the past and provides insight into how tribes can unleash the tremendous wealth of Indian nations today.
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NEW CASE STUDY: How water markets can facilitate economic growth and environmental stewardship http://bit.ly/1dJrQaX  
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Watch this video that LearnLiberty produced with PERC senior fellow emeritus Bruce Yandle.

Can you think of any examples of "Bootleggers and Baptists?"
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Should water be allocated by market prices rather than political methods?

Read this blogpost by Greg Sauer and Reed Watson, and Share your thoughts.

http://bit.ly/13AG8qk
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LISTEN to Terry Anderson introduce the idea of transaction costs and discuss the important role entrepreneurs play in solving environmental issues.

http://bit.ly/13X55M5
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Terry Anderson (Stanford University), drives home the flawed logic used by many of those who talk about free-market failure:  Namely, the unrealistic notion that regulators are not just as self-interested as private market participants.  

In other words, Anderson forces us to consider not just who has what incentive, but also who is most trustworthy and most competent.
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Shawn Regan provides a written testimony for the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources about new methods to fund the National Park System.

Read a summary of the report here:

http://bit.ly/13e03X6
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