Common Resources

Timely analysis and commentary about pressing environmental and energy issues.


March 31, 2020 / Common Resources

The Proposed Rollback of Fuel Economy Standards Ignores Their Societal Benefits


March 27, 2020 / Common Resources

On the Issues: Coal Mines Threatened by Coronavirus, Global Access to Clean Water, and More


March 20, 2020 / Common Resources

On the Issues: Environmental Impacts of Social Distancing, National Parks Closed Amid Pandemic, and More

Upper Missouri River Breaks

March 18, 2020 / Common Resources

Local Economic Impacts of Federal Protected Lands: National Monuments in the Mountain West


March 13, 2020 / Common Resources

On the Issues: Coronavirus Threatens Human Health and Oil, Financial Burdens of Flooding, and More

Rafters take a break on the shore of the Green River

March 12, 2020 / Common Resources

Permanent Funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund: Three Next Steps


March 11, 2020 / Common Resources

What’s Going Down With Oil Prices: Implications for US Oil-Producing Regions


March 11, 2020 / Common Resources

Opportunities Ahead for Expanding Forests and Harnessing Bioenergy


March 6, 2020 / Common Resources

On the Issues: New Environmental Justice Bill, Costly Coal Incentives, and More


March 6, 2020 / Common Resources

Buyer-Side Mitigation in the NYISO: Another MOPR?


March 4, 2020 / Common Resources

45Q&A: A Series of Comments on the 45Q Tax Credit for Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS)


March 2, 2020 / Common Resources

“Refined Coal” is Still No Bargain


Feb. 28, 2020 / Common Resources

On the Issues: JPMorgan’s New Climate Commitments, Hydrogen’s Low-Carbon Potential, and More


Feb. 21, 2020 / Common Resources

On the Issues: The Complicated Politics of Fracking, Red States Tackle Climate Change, and More


Feb. 14, 2020 / Common Resources

On the Issues: BP’s Net-Zero Commitment, Severe Storms Hit Europe, and More

Technology-inclusive approach_Richard Newell_Runners illustration

Feb. 13, 2020 / Common Resources

Technology-Inclusive Climate Strategy: An Open Race with Many Winners


Feb. 12, 2020 / Common Resources

The Global Banking System Is Not Immune to Climate Change

Pump jack / oil rig near house

Feb. 10, 2020 / Common Resources

Who Wants Fracking in Their Backyard?


Feb. 7, 2020 / Common Resources

On the Issues: Ridesharing Impacts on the Environment, Miami Imperiled by Climate Change, and More


Feb. 5, 2020 / Common Resources

Environmental Repercussions of Rideshares


Feb. 3, 2020 / Common Resources

Oregon Revamps Carbon Pricing Proposal for New Legislative Session