- Welcome: Pushing the Boundaries of Environmental Economics
- Infographic: Shale Gas Development Linked to Traffic Accidents in Pennsylvania
- Goings On: Highlights from Recent Events at RFF
- Commentary: Forever Ours? The Challenges of Long-Lived Environmental Problems
Molly K. Macauley
- Q&A: Putting a Price on Carbon: Who Gets the Revenue? An Interview with Dallas Burtraw
- Inside RFF
- Cutting Prices at the Pump: Opportunities for Natural Gas in the Light-Duty Fleet
Arthur G. Fraas, Winston Harrington, and Richard D. Morgenstern
New research suggests that making the switch from gasoline to natural gas could be an economically attractive option for car owners in the near future.
- Business Motivations for Conservation
James W. Boyd
Pro-environment business behaviors are driven by a rich set of political and social factors that affect profitability—all of which conservation advocates can use as leverage to motivate change.
- Negotiating a Post-2020 Climate Agreement in a Mosaic World
Although negotiations are set to conclude in 2015, progress on a post-2020 climate agreement is already hampered by funding shortfalls, stark differences among key groups, and a top-down approach ill suited to address the diverse priorities and circumstances characterizing the nations of the world.
- Getting to an Efficient Carbon Tax: How the Revenue Is Used Matters
Jared Carbone, Richard D. Morgenstern, Roberton C. Williams III, and Dallas Burtraw
Implementing a carbon tax in the United States could raise $1.6 to $3.6 trillion over a decade. An innovative new model reveals the most efficient uses of these revenues and the potential effects on different income groups and generations.
- Would You Pay to Reduce Risks from Shale Gas Development? Public Attitudes in Pennsylvania and Texas A study designed to bring the public’s
Alan J. Krupnick and Juha Siikamäki
A study designed to bring the public’s views into the policy debate over shale gas development shows that a majority of people support development and are willing to pay to reduce its impacts on the environment.