John de Wet
Journal Article — Jun 27, 2022
Accounting for Ecosystem Service Values in Climate Policy
In a comment for Nature Climate Change, RFF Fellow Hannah Druckenmiller reflects on the need to incorporate the ecosystem impacts of climate change into the social cost of carbon.
Common Resources — Jun 23, 2022
Income Inequality Is a Key Driver of Decreased Residential Electricity Consumption
New research shows that rising income inequality has been just as influential as energy-efficiency programs in reducing electricity consumption.
Working Paper — Jun 23, 2022
Rising US Income Inequality and Declining Residential Electricity Consumption: Is There a Link?
This paper examines the effects of rising income inequality on residential electricity use, finding that climate and air quality improvements valued at $3.14 billion in 2020 due to lower electricity consumption.