Common Resources

Timely analysis and commentary about pressing environmental and energy issues.

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Nov. 4, 2020 / Common Resources

License Plate–Based Driving Restrictions Programs: Where Do They Make Sense?

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Nov. 2, 2020 / Common Resources

Decarbonized Transportation Should Be Affordable, Accessible, and Pollution Free. How Can Policymakers Balance These Goals?

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Oct. 30, 2020 / Common Resources

New Federal Policies are Needed to Address Surging Wildfire Smoke

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Oct. 29, 2020 / Common Resources

The Future of Natural Gas: Balancing Economics and Climate Change

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Oct. 29, 2020 / Common Resources

Pursuing Best Practices and Avoiding Pitfalls in the Design of Building Performance Standards


Oct. 29, 2020 / Common Resources

How Energy and Climate Are Shaping Geopolitics: RFF’s Policy Leadership Series with Daniel Yergin

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Oct. 28, 2020 / Common Resources

Europe Moves toward Requiring Low-Methane Natural Gas


Oct. 27, 2020 / Common Resources

Climate Policymaking in the Shadow of the Supreme Court


Oct. 23, 2020 / Common Resources

Implementing a Framework for Border Tax Adjustments in US Greenhouse Gas Tax Legislation and Regulations


Oct. 14, 2020 / Common Resources

Thoughtful Forest Management and Better Building Practices Can Help Mitigate the Impact of Wildfires


Oct. 9, 2020 / Common Resources

Europe Leads the Way on Climate Policy


Oct. 1, 2020 / Common Resources

Examining the Effects of a Federal Leasing Ban: Drilling into an Industry Study

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Oct. 1, 2020 / Common Resources

Forward Thinking: How FERC’s Order on Distributed Energy Resources Could Help Modernize the Grid


Sept. 29, 2020 / Common Resources

Conversations on Climate Challenges: Natural Disasters, Risk, and Survey Data


Sept. 16, 2020 / Common Resources

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


Sept. 15, 2020 / Common Resources

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


Sept. 9, 2020 / Common Resources

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


Sept. 2, 2020 / Common Resources

The Consequences of Climate Change Are Already Visible in Siberia


Aug. 24, 2020 / Common Resources

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


Aug. 19, 2020 / Common Resources

The Trump Administration Ignores Key Alternatives with New Methane Regulation Rollback


Aug. 11, 2020 / Common Resources

Equitable Transition to a Low-Emissions Future: Economic Development