Common Resources

Timely analysis and commentary about pressing environmental and energy issues.


Nov. 26, 2019 / Common Resources

Addressing Quality, Affordability, and Climate Change Issues in US Water Policy


Nov. 22, 2019 / Common Resources

On the Issues: California Vehicle Emission Regulations, Global Air Quality Concerns, and More


Nov. 15, 2019 / Common Resources

On the Issues: Proposed EPA Rule, Carbon Pricing, and More

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Nov. 14, 2019 / Common Resources

EPA’s Proposed Rule for Transparency in Regulatory Science: Separating the Message from the Messenger


Nov. 8, 2019 / Common Resources

On the Issues: Proposed Fracking Bans, Grid Resilience, and Climate Litigation

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Nov. 1, 2019 / Common Resources

On the Issues: Senator Tina Smith, a Clean Energy Economy, and More

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Oct. 28, 2019 / Common Resources

Planning for Resilience in a Renewable-Dominated World


Oct. 25, 2019 / Common Resources

On the Issues: Environmental Impacts of the Shale Revolution, Electric Vehicle Innovation, and More


Oct. 25, 2019 / Common Resources

Getting Real on the Economic and Environmental Impacts of the Shale Revolution


Oct. 23, 2019 / Common Resources

Are We Approaching Range Serenity for Electric Vehicles?

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Oct. 18, 2019 / Common Resources

On the Issues: Wildfire Threats, Electric Vehicle Subsidies, and More


Oct. 11, 2019 / Common Resources

PG&E Power Outages Reduce Just a Portion of Wildfire Risk


Oct. 8, 2019 / Common Resources

What Are the Costs and Values of Wind and Solar Power? How Are They Changing?

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Sept. 23, 2019 / Common Resources

Risk, Data, and Plant Inspections: How an Interdisciplinary Science Team Informed a Policy Shift


Sept. 18, 2019 / Common Resources

Launching RFF's Candidate Tracker

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Sept. 13, 2019 / Common Resources

Sea Changes Facing the Global Energy Industry

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Sept. 12, 2019 / Common Resources

Considering Ecosystem Service Benefits in Army Corps of Engineers Urban Estuary Projects

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Aug. 29, 2019 / Common Resources

Marty Weitzman, In Memoriam


Aug. 26, 2019 / Common Resources

Are Exemptions from Environmental Regulation Good or Bad?

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Aug. 23, 2019 / Common Resources

An Almost Practical Step Toward Sustainability


Aug. 22, 2019 / Common Resources

Will Automakers Meet Colorado’s Zero Emission Vehicle Program Requirements?