Common Resources

Timely analysis and commentary about pressing environmental and energy issues.

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Sept. 16, 2020 / Common Resources

The Economic and Emissions Consequences of Supply-Side Reforms to Oil and Gas Production on Federal Lands

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Sept. 15, 2020 / Common Resources

Equitable Transition to a Low-Emissions Future: Environmental Remediation and Infrastructure

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Sept. 9, 2020 / Common Resources

Look Before You Leap: Three Governance Challenges for Taxpayer-Funded Cleanup of Oil and Gas Wells

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Sept. 2, 2020 / Common Resources

The Consequences of Climate Change Are Already Visible in Siberia

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Aug. 24, 2020 / Common Resources

Subsidy Structure Could Be a Speed Bump for Chuck Schumer's Clean Car Adoption Plan

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Aug. 19, 2020 / Common Resources

The Trump Administration Ignores Key Alternatives with New Methane Regulation Rollback

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Aug. 11, 2020 / Common Resources

Equitable Transition to a Low-Emissions Future: Economic Development

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Aug. 7, 2020 / Common Resources

The Value of Tax Adjustment Mechanisms for Designing Carbon Taxes

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Aug. 4, 2020 / Common Resources

Policy Options for an Equitable Transition to a Low-Emissions Future

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July 30, 2020 / Common Resources

Effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Electricity: An Early Look at New England

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July 27, 2020 / Common Resources

COVID-19 Has Delayed Global Climate Talks, but Viable Climate Change Mitigation Strategies Still Exist

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July 27, 2020 / Common Resources

The Science of Forecasting: The Special Sauce

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July 24, 2020 / Common Resources

The Trump Administration’s Regulatory Repeal Agenda Faces Another Setback. How did the Court do on Its Economics?

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July 23, 2020 / Common Resources

The Potential for Plugging Abandoned Wells as Green Economic Stimulus

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July 17, 2020 / Common Resources

Improving the Scientific Basis for Estimating the Social Cost of Carbon

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July 9, 2020 / Common Resources

Conversations on Climate Challenges: Wildfire Policy and Public Health

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July 6, 2020 / Common Resources

A Close Look at the New Report from the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

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July 2, 2020 / Common Resources

Solar Radiation Management as a Climate Intervention: An Extended Q&A from the RFF Live Webinar

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June 26, 2020 / Common Resources

Quantifying the Socioeconomic Benefits of Using Satellite Data to Detect Cyanobacterial Harmful Algal Blooms

Sanford, Michigan, Main Street flooded by dam breach

May 27, 2020 / Common Resources

Dam Breaches in Michigan Raise Questions for Dam Maintenance Across the Nation

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May 22, 2020 / Common Resources

National Park Gateway Communities, the Outdoor Recreation Economy, and COVID-19