Eric Boehm of Reason reports that global freedom is on the decline.
- The Human Freedom Index, an annual report from the Cato Institute and Frasier Institute, has found that 83% of the world population is less free today than it was in 2008.
- According the Index, the world’s most free countries are Switzerland, New Zealand, Denmark, Estonia, and Ireland.
- This report is important for human flourishing and environmental action because free economies are twice as clean as unfree economies.
- To meaningfully address global climate change while improving human prosperity we should look to solutions that are rooted in economic freedom.
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