Economic Growth: The Path to a Cleaner Environment
Published January 7, 2021
Although it may seem like free-market capitalism and environmentalism are at odds with one another, economic prosperity leads to more environmental protection, not less. Countries become wealthier when they have well-defined and enforceable property rights. Those same property rights lead to more environmental protection by both private individuals and the government.
- To learn more, read “Environmental Markets vs. Environmental Socialism: Capturing Prosperity and Environmental Quality,” by Terry Anderson. Available here.
- Watch “Free Market Environmentalism,” with Terry Anderson. Available here.
- Watch “A Better Way to Preserve the Environment,” with Terry Anderson. Available here.