PBS: "Policies to Reduce CO2"
RFF's Billy Pizer discusses the benefits and costs of a carbon tax in an episode of Energy Switch.
Carbon-based fuels provide more than 80% of global energy. To reduce emissions will take time and money. What are the benefits of a carbon tax? Or would it be more effective to encourage carbon-reducing technologies? Dr. Billy Pizer, the Vice President of Research and Policy Engagement at Resources for the Future, and Sasha Mackler, the Executive Director of the Bipartisan Policy Center discuss.
On the Issues — Dec 23, 2022
On the Issues: Happy Holidays from Resources from the Future
A biweekly newsletter connecting global current events, pressing climate and energy policy news, and economics research from RFF scholars. This week: RFF's top stories of 2022, the end of RFF's 70th anniversary, and more.
Common Resources — Dec 15, 2022
RFF at 70: From Resource Economics to a Net-Zero Economy
RFF President and CEO Richard G. Newell examines lessons from RFF’s history, looks forward to how RFF research and engagement can support the transition to a net-zero economy, and reflects on RFF’s recent Net-Zero Economy Summit.
Issue Brief — Dec 14, 2022
Policies to Increase Mitigation of Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Emissions
This issue brief considers three policy approaches to voluntary reduction of ag-GHGs, all of which reward farmers and ranchers who shift practices toward lower-GHG production.
Journal Article — Nov 22, 2022
How is the US Pricing Carbon? How Could We Price Carbon?
This journal article summarizes the remarks of Joe Aldy, Dallas Burtraw, Carolyn Fischer, Meredith Fowlie, Rob Williams, and Maureen Cropper on carbon pricing in the United States during a 2022 conference panel session.