National Geographic: "Six Environmental Wins That Gave Us Hope in 2022"
In a year-in-review story, RFF President and CEO Richard Newell is quoted in a segment about the significance of the Inflation Reduction Act.
Signed into law in August, the IRA invested $369 billion in clean energy projects and incentives for energy-efficient technology such as electric vehicles.
“This is the most consequential piece of U.S. legislation for the climate ever,” Richard Newell, chief executive of Resources for the Future, a nonprofit energy research organization, told National Geographic writer Craig Welch at the time.
Richard G. Newell
President and CEO, Resources for the Future
Dr. Richard G. Newell is the President and CEO of Resources for the Future. From 2009 to 2011, he served as the administrator of the US Energy Information Administration, the agency responsible for official US government energy statistics and analysis.
RFF Live — Feb 15, 2023
Exploring the New Baseline for Electricity in the Presence of the Inflation Reduction Act
On Feb 15, tune in as experts explore the future of electricity under the Inflation Reduction Act and other recent climate policy packages.
Report — Jan 30, 2023
Policies on the Road to Carbon Neutrality in the Intermountain West
Resources for the Future partnered with Intermountain West Energy Sustainability & Transitions (I-WEST) to map the existing policy landscape of the Intermountain West and define policy's role in decarbonizing the region.
Common Resources — Jan 30, 2023
Climate Policy in the Courts
The Supreme Court decision West Virginia v. EPA in 2022 holds significance and creates uncertainty for environmental regulations. This conversation with experts helps explain why and explores potential legal hurdles for future climate policy.
On the Issues — Jan 20, 2023
On the Issues: Big Decisions in 2023, Benefits of Electric Vehicles, and More
A biweekly newsletter connecting global current events, pressing climate and energy policy news, and economics research from RFF scholars. This week: big decisions in 2023, benefits of electric vehicles, and more.