Market-based environmentalism can be a smoke screen for statists and radical environmentalists who simply want to force their preferences on an unsuspecting public, as Roy Cordato argues. However, it can also represent an intelligent effort by people who understand and believe in markets to facilitate the development of private-property rights so that markets can operate.
|Other Independent Review articles by Peter J. Hill|
|Spring 2014||Are All Commons Tragedies? The Case of Bison in the Nineteenth Century|
|Winter 2014||Stories Economists Tell: Studies in Christianity and Economics|
|Winter 2010||Are Economists Basically Immoral? and Other Essays on Economics, Ethics, and Religion|