Coal Communities in Transition: A Case Study of Colstrip, Montana
Learn about RFF's work on the Social Cost of Carbon
Explore the Climate Insights Survey Data Tool
A new interactive tool provides comprehensive data on American public attitudes toward climate change between 1997 and 2020
Build Your Own Carbon Pricing Proposal
Our carbon pricing calculator can compare Congressional proposals and custom bills—now with a state-by-state breakdown of impacts.
Ideas for Impact 2020: 10 Impact Stories
From designing smart emissions reduction strategies to uncovering the local economic benefits of national monuments, find out about RFF's work in 2020
Resources for the Future improves environmental, energy, and natural resource decisions through impartial economic research and policy engagement.
Informing the design and examining the impacts of carbon pricing policies
Evaluating regional forest management policies, considering costs and goals
Future of Power
Conducting research to inform the ongoing transformation and decarbonization of the electricity sector
Oil and Gas
Exploring the socioeconomic and environmental impacts of oil and gas development
Social Cost of Carbon
Improving the science behind estimating the social cost of carbon
Informing effective water management policies, from water rights to quality
RFF-CMCC European Institute on Economics & the Environment
The Institute is a central focal point for research and policy solutions within Europe.
VALUABLES is a collaboration between RFF and NASA to measure how satellite information benefits people and the environment when it is used to make decisions.
Scholars at RFF and Stanford University collaborate on the definitive American public opinion surveys on climate change and the environment
Published since 1959, Resources publishes breakthrough environmental, energy, and natural resource ideas.
Issue 205: The Climate Insights 2020 Survey
Issue 205 of RFF's Resources magazine highlights the most recent climate survey from RFF, Stanford University, and ReconMR—along with other research from RFF scholars.
Common Resources — Jan 25, 2021
Restoring National Monuments: The Economics Say Yes
Biden has taken the first step toward restoring the Bears Ears & Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments. Despite “environment vs. jobs” misconceptions, research shows that monuments can provide economic benefits.
Resources Radio — Jan 19, 2021
Defining, Measuring, and Addressing Energy Poverty, with Tony Reames
Tony Reames describes how existing public policies don’t do enough to help households that pay a disproportionate share of income on energy costs.