Month: April 2018


January’s Environmental Historical past has a overview by Leif Fredrickson of Michael Combine’s Leaded: The Poisoning of Idaho’s Silver Valley (OSU Press, 2016). From the overview: The toxic historical past of the Bunker Hill Firm must be as well-known to environmental historians because the Battle of Bunker Hill is to historians of the

Explaining the Persistence of ‘Command-and-Management’ in US Environmental Legislation

That is the title of a paper just lately posted by Daniel Cole. The summary: Economists and authorized students have recognized for many years that “financial devices,” together with cap-and-trade regimes and effluent taxes, can scale back emissions at decrease price than command-and-control laws. But, the US system of environmental