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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.
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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
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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
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Tribute to Emery Castle

Jan 29, 2018
Former RFF President Emery Neal Castle was a pioneer in resource and agricultural economics, a treasured mentor to many, and played a pivotal role in ensuring RFF’s future.
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The Confidence Trap: Balancing the Proof Burden in the Climate Conversation

Jan 29, 2018
RFF’s Roger Cooke discusses the confidence trap and how current conversations about climate change misallocate the burden of proof. Cooke was a lead author of the chapter on risk and uncertainty in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Fifth Assessment Report.
Climate Change Risk and Uncertainty
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Issue 196

Dec 31, 2017

The Impacts of Lower Natural Gas Prices on Jobs in the US Manufacturing Sector

Jan 22, 2018 | Wayne Gray, Joshua Linn, Richard D. Morgenstern | 35 pp.
This new study finds the dramatic US shale gas price declines increased manufacturing and energy intensive industry employment much less than previously thought.
Energy and Electricity
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Socio-Environmental Consideration of Phosphorus Flows in the Urban Sanitation Chain of Contrasting Cities

Dec 19, 2017 | Geneviève S. Metson, Steve M. Powers, Rebecca L. Hale, Jesse S. Sayles, Gunilla Öberg, Graham K. MacDonald, Yusuke Kuwayama, Nathaniel P. Springer, Anthony J. Weatherley, Kelly L. Hondula, Kristal Jones, Rubel B. Chowdhury, Arthur H. W. Beusen, Alexander F. Bouwman | pp 1–15
Waste Management
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Spatial-Dynamic Complexities of Climate Challenge for Rural Areas: Integrating Resource and Regional Economic Insights

Feb 19, 2017 | Rebecca Epanchin-Niell, Yusuke Kuwayama, Margaret A. Walls | pp. 447–463
Climate Change
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The Value of Remotely Sensed Information: The Case of a GRACE-Enhanced Drought Severity Index

Nov 29, 2017 | Richard L. Bernknopf, David S. Brookshire, Yusuke Kuwayama, Molly K. Macauley, Matthew Rodell, Alexandra Thompson, Peter Vail, Benjamin Zaitchik
Space Water