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Conservation Return on Investment Analysis: Results, Methods, and New Directions
In a review of conservation return on investment (ROI) literature, RFF experts argue for broadening the application of ROI analysis methods to attain more effective ecological outcomes.
Putting Politics Aside: The Consequences of the Keystone XL Rejection
RFF Senior Fellows Joel Darmstadter and Alan Krupnick write that the president’s decision will have little impact on jobs, energy security, or the environment.
Adapting Environmental Policy for the Developing World
Researchers from Environment for Development centers investigated some of the challenges faced by policymakers in developing countries, including the economic impacts of public health issues and the effects of climate change on agricultural productivity.
Regulating Greenhouse Gases from Coal Power Plants under the Clean Air Act
New research from RFF experts confirms that there are important, low-cost opportunities to reduce CO2 emissions at existing coal-fired facilities in the short run.
GHG Regulation for Power Plants under the Clean Air Act
At a recent RFF First Wednesday Seminar, panelists discussed the scope, design, and implications of using the Clean Air Act to regulate emissions from coal-fired power plants. Event audio and video are now available.
Green Infrastructure’s Role in Adaptation to Climate Change
A new RFF report highlights the importance of effectively targeting green infrastructure investment.
Fiscal Reform and Climate Protection
Policy design, potential revenue generation, and economic impact of a U.S. carbon tax were among the topics discussed at a recent workshop co-hosted by RFF’s Center for Climate and Electricity Policy and the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Presentations from the event are now available.
Managing the Risks of Shale Gas: Identifying a Pathway toward Responsible Development
Experts discussed technical processes, policies, and more at the launch of the Center for Energy Economics and Policy’s initiative to identify how government and industry can responsibly develop shale gas. Event video, audio, and presentations are now available.
How the United States Can Support REDD+ Programs
Efforts to reduce deforestation in developing tropical countries continue to provide promising opportunities to limit greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while simultaneously addressing development concerns.
Trade and Sustainability of Forest Products: Global Challenges and Opportunities
At the November First Wednesday Seminar, panelists discussed how a shifting regulatory landscape and third-party forest certification can curtail illegal logging and promote the purchase of legally sanctioned forest products.
Strategic Release of News at the EPA
Could EPA get more bang for its buck by revising its media release timelines? A new RFF discussion paper mines fifteen years worth of media releases to find answers.
Policy Response to Pandemic Flu
A new RFF discussion paper examines whether there is an economic case to be made for subsidization by wealthy nations of vaccines and antiviral medications in poorer countries.
How Does U.S. Public Opinion on Climate Change Affect National Elections?
Does taking a particular stance on climate change determine a candidate’s success at the polls? University Fellow Jon Krosnick explored the relationship between climate change rhetoric and voting outcomes at a recent RFF seminar.
The Census of Marine Life
Video: RFF University Fellow Jesse Ausubel shares the scientifically rich, visually captivating results from a 10-year survey of the Earth’s oceans at an RFF seminar, “The Census of Marine Life.”
Assessing the Energy Efficiency Information Gap
New research from RFF scholars highlights the role information plays in the adoption of energy efficiency technologies.
Investing in Information to Respond to a Changing Climate
Resources Magazine: The quantity and quality of information about climate change will play a critical role in determining the effectiveness of public and private responses. However, as RFF’s Molly Macauley explains, collecting that data comes at a cost.
Managing Extreme Events in our Rivers and Coastal Areas
With climate change expected to dramatically alter sea levels and impact water supplies throughout ecosystems, flood risk management has become more critical than ever. Watch Netherlands’ Delta Commissioner Wim Kuijken and an expert panel discuss the future of flood risk management policy.
The Benefits of Reducing Chesapeake Bay Pollution
Maureen Cropper and William Isaac outline the benefits of achieving EPA’s total maximum daily load targets for the Chesapeake Bay.
Energy Efficiency Policy: Surveying the Puzzles
Energy efficiency policies are favored by many to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve energy security, and reduce consumer costs. In a new RFF Discussion Paper, Senior Fellow Tim Brennan examines presumptions about such policies, noting that they often don’t hold true and are easily complicated.
Understanding Important Elements of a Clean Energy Standard
Policy design, electricity price implications, and regional impacts were among the topics discussed at a recent RFF/EPA workshop on clean energy standards. Event summary and presentations are now available.
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