Past Seminar

Exploring the Future of the Endangered Species Act

Sep 25, 2018 Video

This event explored what the future of the Endangered Species Act means for our environment and economy.

Resources Article

Latest IPCC Report Sounds New Alarm on Global Climate Policy

Oct 18, 2018 | Kevin Rennert, Marc Hafstead
A new IPCC report details urgency needed to avoid the worst impacts of climate change.
Climate Change
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Overcrowding in National Parks: Seeing the Forest for the Trees with Better Data

Oct 18, 2018 | Margaret A. Walls, Casey J. Wichman, Kevin Ankney
US national parks face overcrowding and other issues that are complicated by data limitations. We tackled data from Recreation.gov to provide initial analysis of visitor use. 
Resources Article

Why Europe Still Needs a Carbon Price Floor

Oct 18, 2018 | Dallas Burtraw
EU reforms have strengthened its emissions trading system, but a price floor is still needed to safeguard its success.
Energy and Electricity International
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The Outdoor Recreation Economy and Public Lands

Oct 18, 2018 | Margaret A. Walls
New numbers show outdoor recreation contributing to the US economy, but public lands that support that recreation face issues that need to be addressed.
Land Use
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The 3 Maps That Explain Residential Flood Insurance Purchases

Oct 18, 2018 | Carolyn Kousky, Brett Lingle
US flooding disasters repeatedly show that most people at risk are not insured. New analysis of FEMA data sheds light on residential flood insurance purchases.
Risk and Uncertainty
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RFF, Sloan Foundation to Host Conference Exploring Energy Research Insights for Decisionmaking

Oct 17, 2018 | Kristin Hayes, Evan S. Michelson
In November 2018, Resources for the Future (RFF) and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation will cohost a conference in Washington, DC highlighting the need to examine energy and environment issues from multidisciplinary, systemic perspectives.
Energy and Electricity
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Marking a Decade of Climate Cap-and-Trade Policy Leadership in RGGI

Oct 18, 2018 | Karen L. Palmer, Dallas Burtraw
Ten years after its inaugural allowance auction, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) continues to play a leadership role in emissions cap-and-trade program design.
Resources Magazine

Issue 199

Oct 17, 2018
Blog Post

Missing Fuel Cost Savings: Some Clues Emerge

Oct 9, 2018 | Joshua Linn
Questionable assumptions on driving cause the Trump administration to inflate its case for freezing fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards.
Air Quality