Why conservatives still hate environmentalism

September 28, 2015 | By TONY FRANCOIS

Pacific Legal Foundation does a lot of work protecting property owners from overbearing environmental regulation. Since that is how we roll, it was impossible not to notice the enthusiasm with which the environmental movement in the United States greeted last week’s visit of a certain world religious leader. PLF does not involve itself in re ...


PLF’s Jim Burling talks with John Stossel tonight

March 28, 2013 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

PLF’s Director of Litigation, Jim Burling, will be a guest on Stossel tonight at 6pm Pacific, 9 Eastern, on the Fox Business Network. He’ll be discussing “Green Tyranny”—how environmental restrictions are expanding government’s control over our lives and our own private choices. Other guests include Bjorn Lomborg and ...


Is radical environmentalism misanthropic?

January 22, 2013 | By TONY FRANCOIS

My colleague Damien Schiff recently posted on the question of whether, and the degree to which, the environmental movement has migrated from an anthropocentric to a non-anthropocentric framework. Today I offer the view that there is a strain of contemporary environmental activism that is clearly misanthropic.  Such activists consider humanity to b ...