I’ve been to Yosemite National Park. It’s beautiful. And now there is discussion that this Federal ecological preserve has seen better days, tree-wise (okay, in appropriate value judgement here-are a lot of old trees really “better”? Not necessarily). There is of course speculation that Klimacht Khange is to blame-why not?-but there is no basis, as the BBC(!) explains, on which to favor such an explanation. May I humbly suggest that government management of nature sucks? I, mean, may I suggest that people read Playing God In Yellowstone or perhaps a distillation of said thesis (say, here?) to understand that Centrally Planned Forests work about as well as any other kind of central planning? I mean, could it possibly be that the “problems” in Yosemite are the fault of the environmentalists in charge?
How about we divy it up privately to people with incentives to preserve the forests?
(Oh, and by the way, I’m back in Florida).