On the Issues

Each week, we connect the latest environmental and energy economics research to global current events.


Dec. 13, 2019 / On the Issues

The Endangered Species Act, Litigating Climate Change, and More


Dec. 6, 2019 / On the Issues

Water Management, Building Electrification, and More


Nov. 22, 2019 / On the Issues

California Vehicle Emission Regulations, Global Air Quality Concerns, and More


Nov. 15, 2019 / On the Issues

Proposed EPA Rule, Carbon Pricing, and More


Nov. 8, 2019 / On the Issues

Proposed Fracking Bans, Grid Resilience, and Climate Litigation

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Nov. 1, 2019 / On the Issues

Senator Tina Smith, a Clean Energy Economy, and More


Oct. 25, 2019 / On the Issues

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

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Oct. 18, 2019 / On the Issues

Wildfire Threats, Electric Vehicle Subsidies, and More

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Feb. 11, 2019 / On the Issues

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

May 25, 2017 / On the Issues

Mandatory Policies for Managing Water Demand during Droughts

May 5, 2017 / On the Issues

Effective Flood Damage Repair and Risk Reduction

April 19, 2017 / On the Issues

National Park Service to Increase Fee for Lifetime Senior Pass

March 17, 2017 / On the Issues

Climate Resolution Backed by House Republicans

March 9, 2017 / On the Issues

Midterm Review of Fuel Economy Standards Still Warranted

March 1, 2017 / On the Issues

Carbon Pricing versus Federal Regulations to Reduce US Emissions

Feb. 23, 2017 / On the Issues

A Risk-Based Program for Screening for Invasive Species

Feb. 15, 2017 / On the Issues

Ensuring Emissions Certainty under a Carbon Tax

Feb. 9, 2017 / On the Issues

Two-for-One Order Provokes Lawsuit

Feb. 8, 2017 / On the Issues

Baker-Shultz Carbon Tax Proposal Informed by RFF Research

Feb. 7, 2017 / On the Issues

A North American Energy Strategy for NAFTA Renegotiations

Feb. 2, 2017 / On the Issues

Questions from Earlier Keystone XL Debates Remain Relevant