Environmental Law & Economics: Environmental Myths Harm Our Planet

Radovan Kazda
Environmental Policy Analyst
Conservative Institute of M. R. Stefanik

Monday, June 16, 2008

Environmental Myths Harm Our Planet

By Hans Bader, OpenMarket.org (link)
Locally-grown and produced food isn’t necessarily better for the environment, or more economical for society, than food produced elsewhere. It often costs more and results in more soil erosion and greenhouse gas emissions. It’s better for the environment for an Englishman to eat lamb raised in New Zealand than lamb raised in England.