On the Issues

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

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Aug. 7, 2020 / On the Issues

Support for Well-Plugging Program Grows, EPA Recommits to “Transparency” Rule, and More


July 31, 2020 / On the Issues

Landmark Conservation Bill Passes Congress, COVID-19 Shifts Transportation Habits, and More


July 24, 2020 / On the Issues

Struggling Gas Companies Abandon Wells, Ethiopian Dam Makes Waves, and More


July 17, 2020 / On the Issues

Estimating the Social Cost of Carbon, Colorado’s Climate Goals, and More


July 10, 2020 / On the Issues

Air Conditioning Access and COVID-19, Rural Attitudes Toward Climate Change, and More


July 6, 2020 / On the Issues

House Climate Plan Outlines Path to Net Zero, Resilience of Renewables, and More

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June 26, 2020 / On the Issues

Diversity in the Environmental Movement, Air Pollution’s Impact on Prenatal Health, and More


June 19, 2020 / On the Issues

Privatizing Space Exploration, Climate Risks for Forest Offsets, and More


June 12, 2020 / On the Issues

Flawed Economics at EPA, Protecting the Amazon, and More

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June 5, 2020 / On the Issues

Responding to Racial Injustice, Plugging Orphaned Oil Wells, Funding Carbon Removal, and More


May 29, 2020 / On the Issues

National Parks Reopen, Dams Fail in Michigan, and More


May 22, 2020 / On the Issues

Global Energy Outlook and COVID-19, China’s Emissions Trajectory, and More


May 15, 2020 / On the Issues

Lessons from COVID-19 on Air Pollution, Managing Climate Risk in Investments, and More


May 8, 2020 / On the Issues

Funding Carbon Capture, Carbon Pricing amid COVID-19, and More


May 1, 2020 / On the Issues

Green Policies for Next Stimulus Bill, New Water Rule Threatens Wetlands, and More


April 24, 2020 / On the Issues

Emissions on Earth Day, 10-Year Anniversary of Deepwater Horizon Spill, and More


April 17, 2020 / On the Issues

Mercury Emissions Rule under Threat, Particulate Matter Pollution, and More


April 10, 2020 / On the Issues

The Value of a Statistical Life, Crime during the Coronavirus, and More


April 3, 2020 / On the Issues

Rollback of Fuel Economy Standards, Industrial Emissions Drop Due to Coronavirus, and More


March 27, 2020 / On the Issues

Coal Mines Threatened by Coronavirus, Global Access to Clean Water, and More


March 20, 2020 / On the Issues

Environmental Impacts of Social Distancing, National Parks Closed Amid Pandemic, and More