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Policy Design and Evaluation

Policymakers use a variety of methods, or instruments, to achieve certain goals. RFF experts evaluate the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of those instruments, and often identify novel approaches for policy design and implementation that help balance economic and environmental impacts.

Can the United States Meet Biden's Climate Goals?

Three prominent federal climate policy proposals can drive substantial emissions reductions, but greater ambition will be needed to achieve new US emissions goals.

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Analyzing the Energy Act of 2020

Expert analysis and RFF modeling show that authorizing funding for key technologies would create significant societal benefits from 2040-2060.

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