RFF research is published across multiple platforms for users to explore the forefront of environmental economics and policy.
Working Paper — Sep 16, 2020
Supply-Side Reforms to Oil and Gas Production on Federal Lands: Modeling the Implications for Climate Emissions, Revenues, and Production Shifts
An examination of three proposed policies to reform the federal oil and gas leasing program: increased royalty rates, carbon adders, and a ban on new leases on federal lands.
Report — Sep 15, 2020
Environmental Remediation and Infrastructure Policies Supporting Workers and Communities in Transition
This review examines major federal policies related to environmental remediation and infrastructure spending, highlighting the existing evidence on program effectiveness across multiple metrics.
Working Paper — Sep 11, 2020
Does Energy Star Certification Reduce Energy Use in Commercial Buildings?
A new paper finds evidence that the Energy Star program is likely identifying buildings that are already energy-efficient, rather than persuading building owners to make efficiency upgrades.
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