The Climate Risk of China's Auto Sales
A segment in Axios' Generate newsletter discusses new research that finds that China's car sales—and transportation emissions—are rising faster than expected.
"New research adds to the pile of reasons slashing China's carbon emissions will be so difficult, Ben writes.
Driving the news: China's car sales per unit of income growth appear higher than previously believed, scholars with the think tank Resources for the Future and the University of Maryland found."
Working Paper — Jun 24, 2021
The Effect of Income on Vehicle Demand: Evidence from China’s New Vehicle Market
This paper provides new estimates of the effect that growing wealth in China will have on vehicle emissions.
Report — Sep 13, 2023
Prioritizing Justice in New York State Climate Policy: Cleaner Air for Disadvantaged Communities?
This report, produced in partnership with the New York City Environmental Justice Alliance, examines air quality improvements in two options for implementing New York State's Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act.
On the Issues — Sep 8, 2023
On the Issues: US Mining, Methane Leaks, and More
A biweekly newsletter connecting global current events, pressing climate and energy policy news, and economics research from RFF scholars. This week: US mining, methane leaks, and more.