Robert J. Smith

Robert J. Smith is currently a Distinguished Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s Center for Energy and Environment. Smith also serves as director of the Center for Private Conservation. He coined the term “free-market environmentalism” in his book, Earth’s Resources: Private Ownership vs. Public Waste (1979).

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Free Market Environmentalism?

featuring Robert J. Smith on Sep 18, 1981

Robert J. Smith introduces the idea of free market environmentalism: an approach to environmental conservation that advocates the private ownership of resources.