Energy and Climate
Our Energy and Climate Program works to advance reliable, clean energy and reduce carbon emissions, while balancing the need for economic advancement.
Analyzing policies to monitor and improve air quality
Informing the design and examining the impacts of carbon pricing
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
Understanding the costs, benefits, and consequences of transportation policies
Working Paper — Aug 14, 2019
Jobs and Environmental Regulation
Drawing from both our own recent work and the broader economic literature, we attempt to identify what we know and what we don’t know about the politically important question on the relationship between environmental regulations and jobs.
Issue Brief — Aug 12, 2019
Subsidizing Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage: Issues with 45Q
A revised version of comments to the IRS for regulations and guidance on a tax credit for carbon oxide capture, utilization, and storage.
Explainer — Aug 1, 2019
Social Cost of Carbon 101
A review of the social cost of carbon, from a basic definition to the history of its use in policy analysis.
Policy Leadership Series — Sep 4, 2019
Policy Leadership Series with FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee
Join us on September 4 for a conversation with FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee.
RFF Live — Jul 1, 2019
The Global Energy Outlook: The Next Generation of Energy
RFF released its 2019 Global Energy Outlook report and launched an interactive web tool, which allows users to visualize, compare, and download harmonized data from each projection.
RFF Live — Jun 27, 2019
CPP vs. ACE: Evaluating the Economic and Legal Impacts
Join RFF Senior Fellow Dallas Burtraw and a panel of experts as they examine the economic and legal implications of the ACE rule.
Media Highlight — Aug 20, 2019
“Trump’s Rollback of Auto Pollution Rules Shows Signs of Disarray”
Alan Krupnick is quoted in a New York Times article on President Trump's auto emissions rollbacks.
Press Release — Aug 14, 2019
New Research from Hafstead and Williams on Jobs and Environmental Regulations
Marc Hafstead and Roberton Williams reveal six key takeaways from recent research on jobs and environmental regulations..
Press Release — Aug 7, 2019
New Blog: “Is the California Vehicle Emissions Agreement a ‘PR Stunt’?”
Alan Krupnick and Joshua Linn discuss the vehicle emissions agreement between California and four automakers.