This Almanac of Environmental Trends is an example of the creative destruction of the marketplace, or, in the language of popular culture, a “reboot” of a stale franchise—the annual Index of Leading Environmental Indicators. Since 1994, the Index has reported highlights of environmental trends in the United States, most—though not all—of which have been steadily improving. The 2011 Almanac of Environmental Trends brings tracking environmental progress fully into the 21st century of real-time analysis and commentary. The Almanac explores the nature and sources of environmental progress, affirming the central role of markets, technology, and human creativity in solving the environmental challenges of our time.
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|Publisher:||Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy|
|Product dimensions:||7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)|
|Age Range:||3 Months to 18 Years|
About the Author
Steven F. Hayward is Senior Fellow at the Pacific Research Institute and the F.K Weyerhaeuser Fellow in Law and Economics at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington DC. He holds a Ph.D. in American Studies and an M.A. in Government from Claremont Graduate School, and has been a visiting professor at Georgetown University and Ashland University. He writes frequently on a wide range of current topics, including environmentalism, law, economics, and public policy for publications including National Review, Reason, The Weekly Standard, The American Spectator, The Public Interest, the Claremont Review of Books, and Policy Review. In addition to being the principal author of the Index of Leading Environmental Indicators for 15 years, his most recent book is Mere Environmentalism.