The Economist: "Joe Biden Is Not Quitting Fossil Fuels"

An article about the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska includes research insights from RFF Fellow Brian Prest.

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Feb. 9, 2023

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"Recent modelling from Brian Prest, an economist at Resources for the Future, a think­ tank, suggests that higher royalty rates will not dent emissions in a meaningful way. Much more effective would be a carbon tax or a ban on new oil and gas leases, neither of which is currently politically feasible."

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