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Subtopic: Greenhouse gases 73 items found
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Impact of MD Joining Greenhouse Gas Pact
RFF researchers Karen Palmer and Dallas Burtraw collaborate on a study headed by the University of Maryland's Center for Integrative Environmental Research (CIER).
RFF Scholars Awarded Prize for Economics of Climate Change
Richard Newell and William Pizer have been awarded the Petry Research Prize for the Economics of Climate Change by the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists.
The Role of Forest Sinks in a Post-Kyoto World
Senior Fellow Roger Sedjo and Masahiro Amano discuss the potential of forests as a low-cost, effective way to sequester atmospheric carbon post 2012.
Generating Electricity in a Carbon-Constrained World
At an RFF Policy Leadership Forum, Steve Specker, President and CEO of the Electric Power Research Institute, discusses electricity-generation technologies and investment decisions in light of ongoing efforts to curb emissions of greenhouse gases.
From SO2 to Greenhouse Gases: Trends and Events Shaping Future Emissions Trading Programs in the U.S.
Visiting Scholar Joseph Kruger examines the differences between the existing American program to control sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions and proposed greenhouse gas trading programs that use it as a model.
Spurring Creativity: A Role for Prizes in Climate Change?
In certain circumstances, with proper research and design, prizes offered by public agencies as well as private firms or foundations could induce innovations that reduce greenhouse gases.
Europe Goes to Market: Opportunities and Challenges with a Trail Blazing Trading System.
Visiting Scholar Joe Kruger and Fellow Billy Pizer review the new European Emissons Trading System based on U.S. experience.
The Case For Intensity Targets
For at least the next two decades greenhouse gases will continue to rise. In a new discussion paper, Fellow Billy Pizer suggests it is necessary to accomodate this rise while putting into place the policies that, tightened over time, are capable of slowing the rise, then stopping it and forcing a decline.
So Kyoto Is Going Into Effect - How Do We Make It Work?
In a web commentary in advance of the COP 10 meeting in Buenos Aires, Senior Fellow Ray Kopp asserts that protocol compliance must be mandatory and backed by specific incentive-based regulatory policies.
Near-Term Greenhouse
A new Discussion Paper by Senior Fellow Ray Kopp suggests feasible ways for the U.S. to curb climate-warming gases over time. Such actions could produce global benefits without severe consequences to the economy.
Cutting Carbon Emissions: What's the Most Efficient Approach?
Some of the most popular ways for supporting renewable energy are the least efficient at reducing carbon dioxide emissions, RFF Fellows Carolyn Fischer and Richard Newell conclude. The most efficient way is also the least popular, setting out a dilemma for policymakers.
to the Hans Landsberg Memorial Lecture
"Energy and Economics - Questions for the Future"
Evaluating Domestic Climate Policy Options
Cap and trade is off the table for now but concern over U.S. GHG emissions remains. Senior Fellow Ray Kopp gives an overview of the proposals and actions that are now in play.
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