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Compensation Rules for Climate Policy in the Electricity Sector
A new discussion paper by RFF Senior Fellows Dallas Burtraw and Karen Palmer discusses the impacts of different methods of allocating carbon emissions allowances in the electricity sector.
Rising to the Challenge
A new report led by RFF scholars Shalini Vajjhala and Alan Krupnick offers recommendations for integrating social science into the work of the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Environmental Observatories.
From Oilfields to Energy Farms
RFF Senior Fellow Roger A. Sedjo explains the varying economic and environmental implications of different categories of biofuels.
Mending Our Food Safety Net
RFF Fellow Sandra A. Hoffmann analyzes the food safety crises of the past year and calls for significant reform based on quality management.
"Ground Truthing" Policy
Fellow Shalini Vajjhala engages Pittsburgh residents in a series of map making studies to evaluate if and how mapping can facilitate public participation in environmental decision-making.
Coal within a Revised Energy Perspective
Senior Fellow Joel Darmstadter ponders the consequences for coal given recent energy market upheavals.
Key Energy Congressional Proposals Compared In New RFF Document
Researchers at RFF have prepared a detailed comparison of major market-based climate change proposals currently under consideration in the 110th Congress.
Quantifying Siting Difficulty
Fellow Shalini Vajjhala uses a case study of power lines in the U.S. to examine the difficulties associated with siting major energy facilities.
RFF Senior Fellows Virginia McConnell and Margaret Walls, and Elizabeth Kopits of the U.S. EPA explore the relationship between zoning and low-density suburban development.
RFF Awarded $4 Million In New Grants for Research On Public Health and Climate Policy
Grants totaling nearly $4 million have been awarded to Resources for the Future to support new research on public health issues and climate and energy policy.
Congestion Research Highlighted in Washington Post
The July 22 issue of the Washington Post features RFF research on congestion fees in Washington, DC, and provides assessments of economic and commuter impact.
Press and Policy Briefing on Just-Completed Survey of Public Acceptance of Policies to Limit Greenhouse Gas Emissions
A new survey of American attitudes toward combating global warming was released by New Scientist magazine, with support from Stanford University and RFF. The poll finds that most Americans want the government to establish regulatory mandates - so long as they don't hit consumer pocketbooks too hard.
From the Corn Belt to the Gulf: Societal and Environmental Implications of Alternative Agricultural Futures.
A briefing with the editors of a forthcoming book to be published by RFF Press.
The Endpoint Problem
In the new issue of Resources RFF Senior Fellow James Boyd calls for the development of ecological endpoints to facilitate collaboration between the natural and social sciences.
Payments for Ecosystem Services: Why Precision and Targeting Matter
Using examples from Costa Rica and Honduras, RFF Senior Fellow Allen Blackman and colleagues Francisco Alpízar and Alexander Pfaff consider how an increasingly popular natural resource conservation strategy can be refined so that it provides more bang for the buck.
New Opportunities to "See" Our Environmental Relationships
RFF Senior Fellow Molly Macauley, Fellow Shalini Vajjhala, and colleague William B. Gail discuss how our ability to visualize different environments and natural systems has evolved from static paper maps and charts to dynamic 3-D fly-bys on personal computers.
Nanotechnology and Nature
The June First Wednesday Seminar explores perspectives on how to minimize the risks that new nanotechnologies may hold while still reaping the rewards of their development
RFF Scholar Considers EPA Oversight for Nanotechnology
Senior Fellow Terry Davies authors new report released by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars' Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies.
Uncertainty and Action: Considering the IPCC Report
Senior Fellow Billy Pizer testifies before Congress on the Working Group III Fourth Assessment Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
RFF Announces Recipients Of Fellowship Program Awards For 2007-08 Academic Year
Nine academic fellowships and special internship awardees have been named by RFF to conduct environmental and energy research during the coming year.
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