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Timely analysis and commentary about pressing environmental and energy issues.


Jan. 21, 2021 / Common Resources

President Biden Can Confront Threats to Nature by Deploying a New Ecosystem Restoration Corps


Jan. 20, 2021 / Common Resources

The Potential of Hydrogen for Decarbonization: Evaluating Zero-Carbon “Green” Hydrogen Against Renewable and Nuclear Power


Jan. 18, 2021 / Common Resources

Make Recovery Easier: A Roadmap for the New Administration

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Jan. 13, 2021 / Common Resources

Should Utilities Manage How Your Appliances Use Energy?


Jan. 12, 2021 / Common Resources

Climate Consensus across Continents: Opinions in China, Sweden, and the United States Increasingly Align


Jan. 11, 2021 / Common Resources

The Potential of Hydrogen for Decarbonization: Evaluating Low-Carbon “Blue” Hydrogen Against End-Use CCUS


Jan. 11, 2021 / Common Resources

How Permanently Has the Outgoing Administration Impacted Environmental Policy?


Jan. 4, 2021 / Common Resources

Considerations for Benefit-Cost Analysis under the Biden Administration

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Dec. 29, 2020 / Common Resources

Hindsight 20/20: RFF’s Top 11 Stories from 2020


Dec. 28, 2020 / Common Resources

Is Regulation or Legislation More Durable? With Climate Policy, the Answer Is Not So Simple


Dec. 22, 2020 / Common Resources

Cash for Clunkers 2.0: Targeting Scrappage Subsidies to Cut Costs


Dec. 17, 2020 / Common Resources

The New Benefit-Cost Rule: Less than Meets the Eye


Dec. 16, 2020 / Common Resources

Evidence from Wildfire Events in the Western United States Reveals Inequalities in Wildfire Management


Dec. 14, 2020 / Common Resources

Legal Risk Hangs over Biden’s Climate Plans


Dec. 11, 2020 / Common Resources

Ecological and Economic Implications of the US Wood Pellet Industry

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Dec. 10, 2020 / Common Resources

Moving the Needle on Electric Vehicle Market Share


Dec. 7, 2020 / Common Resources

Biden’s Regulatory Agenda Will Go through the Clean Air Act

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Nov. 25, 2020 / Common Resources

Clean Energy and Climate Legislation: RFF’s Policy Leadership Series with Mary Landrieu

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Nov. 24, 2020 / Common Resources

The Environmental Threat Posed by Mislabeled Seafood


Nov. 23, 2020 / Common Resources

“Green” Bonds: Potential for the Marketplace to Reflect the Value of Environmental Goods

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Nov. 12, 2020 / Common Resources

Equitable Transition to a Low-Emissions Future: Public Benefits Programs