The Environmental Policy Initiative (EPI) at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy will attempt to answer three key questions with its work. They are:
Six basic principles will guide EPI’s research, writing and policy suggestions as we attempt to answer these questions.
[*]Spencer, J. (ed.) Environmental Conservation: Eight Principles of the American Conservation Ethic. The Heritage Foundation, 2012.
[†]Oliver, A. Energy and Environmental Policy at the Independence Institute. Independence Institute, (unpublished).
[‡]Anderson, T.L. and D.R. Leal. Free Market Environmentalism: Special 20th Anniversary Edition. PALGRAVE, 2001.
[§]Friedman, M and R. Friedman. Two Lucky People: Memoirs. University of Chicago Press, 1998.
[**]Hayes, J. “Secure tenure & property rights as an effective tool to encourage conservation.” master’s thesis., University of Calgary, 2007, http://sirsi1.lib.ucalgary.ca/uhtbin/cgisirsi/0/0/0/5?library=UCALGARY-S&searchdata1=%5EC2866445.
[††]Thierer, A. Permissionless Innovation: The Continuing Case for Comprehensive Technological Freedom – Revised and Expanded Edition. Mercatus Center (GMU), 2016.
[‡‡]Goklany, I. The Precautionary Principle: A Critical Appraisal of Environmental Risk Assessment. The Cato Institute, 2001.
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