Blog Post

The Facts on Fracking: A Podcast with Daniel Raimi

Feb 7, 2018 | Peter Nelson, Daniel Raimi
In this podcast, RFF’s Daniel Raimi gives a balanced and accessible view of oil and gas development, drawing on both scholarly literature and his travels to every major oil- and gas-producing region in the United States.
Energy and Electricity
Past Webinar

Understanding Induced Earthquake Activity in Oklahoma

Feb 7, 2018 Video

A new paper in Science by RFF’s Roger Cooke and coauthors Thea Hincks, Willy Aspinall, and Thomas Gernon provides a clearer picture of the causal relationship between wastewater disposal and the state’s increased seismic activity.

Energy and Electricity
Blog Post

New Study Offers Guidance for Reducing Induced Earthquake Risk in Oklahoma

Feb 2, 2018 | Peter Nelson
A new paper in Science coauthored by RFF’s Roger Cooke provides a clearer picture of the causal relationship between wastewater injection depth and seismic activity, and offers guidance to regulators seeking to cost-effectively reduce earthquake risk.
Energy and Electricity
Journal Article

Oklahoma’s Induced Seismicity Strongly Linked to Wastewater Injection Depth

Feb 1, 2018 | Thea Hincks, Willy Aspinall, Roger M. Cooke, Thomas Gernon | 9 pp.
Energy and Electricity
Blog Post

RFP: Retrospective Studies of Regulatory Performance

Feb 1, 2018 | Richard D. Morgenstern, Arthur G. Fraas
Resources for the Future is now accepting proposals for research on the measurement of the outcomes of federal environmental regulation.
Blog Post

Could Outdoor Recreation Benefit from Climate Change? A Podcast with Casey Wichman

Jan 31, 2018 | Peter Nelson, Casey J. Wichman
In this podcast, RFF Fellow Casey Wichman discusses recent research with Nathan Chan on how warm weather days affect outdoor recreation. The study employed a dataset of 27 million bike-share trips within 16 North American cities.
Climate Change
Blog Post

New Book by Marc Hafstead and Lawrence Goulder Offers an In-Depth Look at US Climate Policy Options

Jan 29, 2018 | Peter Nelson
RFF's Marc Hafstead and Lawrence Goulder have released a new book analyzing the major climate policy options in the United States.
Climate Change
Blog Post

National Academies’ Decadal Survey Points to the Need to Value Earth Science Satellite Data

Jan 29, 2018 | Bethany Mabee
National Academies’ 2017–2027 Decadal Survey for Earth Science and Applications from Space highlights the use of economic tools to value Earth science satellite data.
Space
Resources Article

Climate-Related Financial Disclosure: The New Convergence of Finance, Policy, and Science

Jan 29, 2018 | Joseph A. Kruger
The urgent need to look beyond short-term setbacks in US climate policy should spur greater collaboration between the financial world and climate economists and scientists to address longer-term financial risks related to climate change.
Climate Change Risk and Uncertainty
Resources Article

Exploring Opportunities in Land, Water, and Nature

Jan 29, 2018
Ann M. Bartuska discusses the opportunities she envisions as vice president of RFF's new Land, Water, and Nature program
Ecosystems Forests Land Use Water