Common Resources

Timely analysis and commentary about pressing environmental and energy issues.

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?

Power station near the highway in Berlin at rush hour (Berlin, Germany)

Feb. 11, 2019 / Common Resources

Lessons on Climate Policy from California and Germany

Oregon State Capital Building

Feb. 11, 2019 / Common Resources

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

New cars in the dealership in a row

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

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Jan. 22, 2019 / Common Resources

EPA’s ACE Rule May Not Hold Up in Court

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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

Nov. 28, 2018 / Common Resources

Should the Clean Air Act Cover Forest Fires?

Nov. 28, 2018 / Common Resources

Buyer Beware: An Analysis of the Latest Flawed Carbon Tax Report

Nov. 16, 2018 / Common Resources

Baby Steps for Conservation in Georgia

Nov. 8, 2018 / Common Resources

Conflicting Measurements Reduce Uncertainty in Climate Science? We Can Work It Out

Nov. 7, 2018 / Common Resources

Quick Takes on Climate and Energy after the 2018 US Midterm Elections

Nov. 6, 2018 / Common Resources

Can US Capacity Markets Keep Up with an Evolving Electric Grid?

Nov. 5, 2018 / Common Resources

PJM and ISO-NE Tackle Capacity Market Reform: Did They Succeed?