Terry Anderson on Sustainability And Free Market Environmentalism

Terry L. Anderson joins Andy Nash for an Earth Day-minded conversation about sustainability and conservation from a free market perspective. Anderson is author of “Free Market Environmentalism,” executive director of the Property and Environment Research Center and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution.

Key Take-Aways

  • 1:09 – Defining “free market environmentalism” (1 min)
  • 2:22 – How “arrogance of academics” limits dialog (2 mins)
  • 4:40 – Sustainability and “environmental entrepreneurship” (2 mins)
  • 6:37 – Politics v. Markets as best suited to look toward future (2 mins)
  • 9:49 – Water as historical case study in market conservation (2 mins)
  • 11:30 – The role of government regulation (3 mins)


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