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CCEP Projects

Below is a sample of recent and ongoing projects led by CCEP experts.
Blue Carbon: Protecting Coastal Environments to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Blue Carbon: Protecting Coastal Environments to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Work by RFF researchers and colleagues shows how preventing the release of “blue carbon” stored in mangroves, sea grasses, and salt marshes may be an effective way to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide in the air.

Considering a US Carbon Tax

Considering a US Carbon Tax

RFF researchers are examining the potential impacts of a federal carbon tax to help leaders better understand the fiscal and environmental costs and benefits.

Energy Efficiency Information Initiative

Energy Efficiency Information Initiative

RFF researchers are working to improve the design and application of energy efficiency policies by exploring the role of information in explaining and overcoming the energy efficiency gap.

Reforming Institutions and Managing Extremes: US Policy Approaches for Adapting to Climate Change

Reforming Institutions and Managing Extremes: US Policy Approaches for Adapting to Climate Change

CCEP researchers examine the effects of a changing climate on terrestrial ecosystems, marine ecosystems, freshwater resources, agriculture, human health, and infrastructure, and provided steps that the federal government can take to address those impacts.

Power plant electric pylons

Regulating Carbon under the Clean Air Act: A Focus on the Electric Power Sector

RFF researchers are analyzing the effectiveness, efficiency, and distributional impacts of options for regulating carbon emissions under the Clean Air Act.

Power plant electric pylons

Surveying American Attitudes toward Climate Change and Clean Energy

Resources for the Future has teamed up with Stanford University and USA Today to conduct an in-depth survey of American perceptions of climate change and energy policies.