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Colleagues from the US Environmental Protection Agency, the Smithsonian, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and RFF pay tribute to Robert W. Fri, an expert on energy and the environment who devoted himself to public service.
US state and local governments provide incentives for important—but potentially expensive—projects that capture the methane emitted from landfills and convert it to energy. The question is, do they work?
Targeting ecosystems services for conservation reveals broader gains than a traditional focus on biodiversity might, according to work by RFF’s Juha Siikamäki, Peter Vail, Rebecca Epanchin-Niell, and Francisco Santiago-Ávila.
Only a small percentage of American homeowners have had an energy audit, and many have not followed through with recommended changes. Karen L. Palmer and Margaret A. Walls conducted a household survey to better understand why.
Mun S. Ho and Zhongmin Wang trace China’s rapid economic growth and the associated environmental problems to its unique and fundamental institutions—and discuss the implications for a more sustainable path.
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