Federal Climate Policy 101: Reducing Emissions
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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.
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Our carbon pricing calculator can compare Congressional proposals and custom bills—now with a state-by-state breakdown of impacts.
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RFF scholars and other authors offer some research-based recommendations for how the Biden administration can advance its climate and energy goals.
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Conducting research to inform the ongoing transformation and decarbonization of the electricity sector
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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
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Scholars at RFF and Stanford University collaborate on the definitive American public opinion surveys on climate change and the environment
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Issue 206: Big Decisions in US Environmental and Energy Policy
Issue 206 of RFF's Resources magazine highlights conversations with leading decisionmakers, analysts, researchers, and reporters about the big decisions that will impact US environmental and energy policy in the years to come.
Resources Magazine — Feb 25, 2021
Navigating the Waters of the United States
A recent report finds that the Trump administration’s Navigable Waters Protection Rule revises crucial distinctions that define protected waters, reducing safeguards for US waters based on flawed methods and unsubstantiated assumptions.
Common Resources — Mar 2, 2021
What Happened in Texas? Understanding the Blackouts and Drawing Lessons for the Power Grid
Last month’s electricity outages in Texas meant that some consumers saw power costs spike by several thousand percent. What happened, and what have we learned?