FACTSHEET: Patricia "Lynn" Scarlett
Assistant Secretary of Policy, Management, and Budget the Department of Interior
Advisor, National Environmental Policy Institute. Senior Fellow, Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment. Former President, Reason Foundation.
Scarlett is a staunch supporter of the current President Bush, having served as an environmental advisor to his 2000 presidential campaign, and as a member of his transition advisory team for the EPA. While she was at he ReasonFoundation, Scarlett wrote a weekly environmental column for James Glassman's TechCentralStation.com.
According to a CLEAR report, Scarlett "rarely met a regulation she likes. According to her, the world is just too complex for pesky thngs like mandated air pollution limits, recycling, or day care standards to work efficiently." In a 1997 editorial in Reason Magazine, Scarlett wrote, "Environmentalism is a coherent ideology that rivals Marxism in its challenge to the classic liberal view of government as protector of individual rights." (Mother Jones, September 2003).
Scarlett received her B.A. and M.A. in political science from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she also completed her Ph.D. coursework and exams in political science and political economy. (US DOI bio)
Poverty and the Environment: Global Lessons, Local Solutions
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National Environmental Policy Institute
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PERC - Property and Environment Research Center, formerly Political Economy Research Center
Tech Central Science Foundation or Tech Central Station
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Reason website 4/04
website for the Reason Foundation (as well as Reason Magazine and Reason Public Policy Institute).
NEPI website 4/04
Tech Central Station Bio - Scarlett