Get weekly updates from Reason.
Today's Top Topics
Climate Change and Property RightsJune 12th, 2008
There has been much discussion in free market circles about market-based solutions to global warming that minimize the threat that big government poses to property rights. But less attention has been paid to the threat that greenhouse gas emitters themselves might pose to private property. This installment of Reason Roundtable explores these issues, with essays by Reason's Shikha Dalmia, Case Western Reserve University law professor Jonathan H. Adler, and author Indur Goklany.
- Climate Change: No Harm, No Claim
All countries have engaged in greenhouse-gas generating activities
- Climate Change As If Property Rights Mattered
Individuals should be compensated by those whose actions create environmental problems that produce provable damages to their property
Jonathan H. Adler
- Global Warming: Keeping Property Rights at the Forefront
Looking for solutions that would least empower the government - and least threaten property rights
- How to Avoid Closing Washington State Parks (5/17)
- Give Managed Lane Conversions Time (5/16)
- Why is the CDC Being Anti-Science on State Liquor Privatization? (5/14)
- Louisiana Republicans Introduce Bills to Replicate Massachusetts's Pro-Union, Anti-Privatization “Pacheco Law” (5/9)
- 40th Anniversary of the Rockefeller Drug Laws: Time to Re-think Sentencing Policy (5/8)
Latest From Reason
Congressman Justin Amash discusses libertarian foreign policy, Austrian economics, civil liberties, abortion, and more.
No dissenter can ever rest assured he is safe from the arbitrary power of the IRS.
An audit of the agency’s behavior unearths disturbing new information.
So-called "ag gag" laws unconstitutionally target farm whistleblowers. Two recent decisions have dealt a serious blow to these laws.