Published since 1959, Resources is the world’s leading magazine for breakthrough environmental, energy, and natural resource ideas. Our timely content informs the public and provides insight for policymakers. Resources is published by Resources for the Future (RFF), an independent, nonprofit research institution that improves environmental, energy, and natural resource decisions through impartial economic research and policy engagement.
Articles, blog posts, and podcast episodes published on Resources are authored by researchers here at RFF and by other leaders in the field of environmental economics and policy.
The views offered in Resources are those of the individual authors and should not be attributed to RFF. RFF does not take institutional positions on specific legislative proposals.
Resources: The Print Publication
Resources contains accessible, long-form articles focusing on topical environmental economic issues. Our magazine is printed and distributed three times a year.
Common Resources: The Blog
Our blog, Common Resources, provides succinct commentary on recent news and policy developments. Common Resources blogs provide clarity on economic analysis and remarks on recent publications.
Resources Radio: The Podcast
Resources Radio is a weekly podcast by Resources for the Future. Each week, hosts Daniel Raimi and Kristin Hayes talk to leading experts from around the world on topics such as climate change, electricity, ecosystems, and more. This conversational podcast makes the latest research accessible to everyone. Find all of our podcasts on soundcloud or your favorite listening platform.
The Resources Team
Managing Editor: Elizabeth Wason
Staff Writer & Reporter: Cole Martin
Production: Lauren Dunlap, Ross van der Linde
Marketing: Sarah Tung
Events: Hillary Alvaré, Libby Casey
Resources for the Future's Leadership
President and CEO: Richard G. Newell
Raymond J. Kopp
Ross van der Linde
Shannon Wulf Tregar
Board Chair: Susan F. Tierney
Board Vice Chair: Rubén Kraiem
Vicky A. Bailey
W. Bowman Cutter
C. Boyden Gray
Catherine L. Kling
Lawrence H. Linden
Robert B. Litterman
Frank E. Loy
Robert N. Stavins
Reach out to Managing Editor Elizabeth Wason for inquiries about authoring content for Resources.
Resources is published under ISSN: 0048-7376