Market-Based Environmentalism and the Free Market: Substitutes or Compliments?
By Peter J. Hill
This article appeared in the Winter 1997 issue of The Independent Review


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.

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