Posts Tagged ‘environmentalists’

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    More Water Dilemmas

    May 26, 10 • 294 Views • Economic Debates, Environment, Government, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Bottled water has been around for a long time. Bottled Perrier was introduced in 1863 while people first drank a bottled Poland Spring product 13 years later. With bottled water consumption having increased until the recent economic contraction,

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    The Doomsters or the Boomsters?

    Feb 21, 10 • 325 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Thirty years ago, an environmentalist and a business professor made a bet. In The Population Bomb (1968), Paul Ehrlich predicted global ecological calamity. Saying that free markets would solve environmental problems, Julian Simon, a University of Maryland