Watch—RFF Live's "The Global Energy Outlook: What Has Changed Due to COVID-19?"
Global Energy Outlook 2020: Energy Transition or Energy Addition?
Coronavirus: A Letter from RFF President Richard G. Newell
A note to the Resources for the Future community on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Request for Proposals
RFF is soliciting research proposals that pursue creative new ideas for retrospective analysis of the benefits and costs of federal regulation.
RFF's 2019 Annual Report
Find out about RFF's delivery of transformative research and policy ideas for decisionmakers over the last year.
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Informing the design and examining the impacts of carbon pricing policies
Evaluating regional forest management policies, considering costs and goals
Future of Power
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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 for Economics & the Environment
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We're working with NASA to quantify the benefits of Earth observations.
Environment for Development
Our partnership with leading institutions in Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America is helping to build local capacity in environmental economics.
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Issue 203: National Monuments Can Boost the Economy in the American West
Issue 203 of RFF's Resources magazine has as its cover story, "National Monuments Can Boost the Economy in the American West."
Resources Radio — May 26, 2020
Decarbonizing Global Industry, with Jeffrey Rissman
Jeffrey Rissman explores ways to decarbonize industry, contending that investment in research, technology, and policy is vital to meet climate goals.
Common Resources — May 22, 2020
National Park Gateway Communities, the Outdoor Recreation Economy, and COVID-19
A bill before Congress could provide financial support for underfunded public lands, while offering local economies a much-needed boost.