Liberales Institut im Dienst der Freiheit

Market and Environment

While environmental problems often seem endless, the solution is usually the same everywhere: the government should fix it. Yet the performance record of governments in the field of environmental protection is far from conclusive. Effective solutions need decades to be implemented, and historically governments have been the worst ofenders when it comes to pollution and environmental depletion.

The competence center Market and Environment is dedicated to the research of market-based solutions for environmental protection and examines the role of institutions such as private property, freedom of contract, and the rule of law. In order to develop appriopriate responses to climate change, the Liberal Institute has formed the Civil Society Coalition on Climate Change with other international research institutions.


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