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Timely analysis and commentary about pressing environmental and energy issues.

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March 20, 2019 | Common Resources

Does the Coastal Barrier Resources Act Provide a Policy Template to Address Wildfire Risk?


March 19, 2019 | Common Resources

In Memory of Alan Krueger

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March 12, 2019 | Common Resources

How Should Policymakers Respond to Shifts in the Secondary Wood Fiber Market?

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March 7, 2019 | Common Resources

USE IT OR LOSE IT: A Good Bipartisan Step towards CO2 Reductions

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Feb. 26, 2019 | Common Resources

How Do Fuel Economy Standards Affect Consumer Welfare and Manufacturer Profits?

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Feb. 25, 2019 | Common Resources

The Problem Oregon Doesn’t Have

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Feb. 15, 2019 | Common Resources

Stepping on the Gas: The Evolving Climate Impacts of the US Shale Boom

Democratic Lawmakers Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez And Sen. Ed Markey Unveil Their Green New Deal Resolution

Feb. 11, 2019 | Common Resources

The Green New Deal and the New Deal: Is the Analogy Apt?

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Feb. 11, 2019 | Common Resources

Lessons on Climate Policy from California and Germany

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Feb. 11, 2019 | Common Resources

Oregon Could Become Second in World to Implement Economy-Wide Carbon Pricing

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Feb. 11, 2019 | Common Resources

The Effect of Fuel Economy Standards on New Vehicle Sales

State Capitol in Montpelier, Vermont

Jan. 24, 2019 | Common Resources

Decarbonization in Vermont: An RFF Report for the Vermont State Legislature

Jan. 24, 2019 | Common Resources

Oregon Climate Policy Ambitions

Jan. 22, 2019 | Common Resources

EPA’s ACE Rule May Not Hold Up in Court

Jan. 15, 2019 | Common Resources

The ACE Rule May Be Vulnerable

Dec. 19, 2018 | Common Resources

BLM Sage-Grouse Land Use Plan Changes: A Recalibration or A Short-Sighted Economic Grab?

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Dec. 14, 2018 | Common Resources

Do Generator Subsidies Create a Problem with Electricity Capacity Markets?

Dec. 13, 2018 | Common Resources

Does Integrated Resource Planning Integrate Electricity Demand?

Dec. 11, 2018 | Common Resources

Resources Radio: Agriculture and Climate Change, with Fran Moore

Dec. 10, 2018 | Common Resources

EPA’s Regulatory Rollback for Coal: New Plants Would Cause an Estimated 3-6 US Deaths from Air Pollution for Each Job Supported at Coal Mines

Dec. 6, 2018 | Common Resources

How State-Level Action on Carbon Emissions Stacks Up