Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal and Reconciliation
RFF research and policy analysis to inform the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and similar legislative activity regarding American jobs, infrastructure, energy, and emissions reductions.
Retail Electricity Rates under the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022
RFF modeling finds that the Inflation Reduction Act will reduce power-sector emissions and lower the average American household's electric bill by $170-$220 per year.
Emissions Projections under Alternative Climate Policy Proposals
In this issue brief, RFF researchers estimate the projected energy-related carbon dioxide emissions under different climate policy proposals.
Under Construction: The Build Back Better Act
Ten RFF experts share their insights on active reconciliation efforts across transportation, electricity, methane fees, and more.
Adaptation and Resilience
Building resilience and adapting to a changing world
Conducting research to inform the ongoing transformation and decarbonization of the electricity sector
Informing decisionmaking that takes environmental and social justice into account
Land Use, Forestry, and Agriculture
Improving land use and management decisions to meet climate, ecological, and community goals
Understanding the costs, benefits, and consequences of transportation policies
Karen Palmer is a Senior Fellow at Resources for the Future and an expert on the economics of environmental, climate and public utility regulation of the electric power sector. She also serves as the director of the Future of Power Initiative.
Brian C. Prest
Fellow; Director, Social Cost of Carbon Initiative
Brian Prest is an economist and fellow at Resources for the Future specializing in climate change, oil and gas, and energy economics.
Daniel Raimi is a fellow and director of the Equity in the Energy Transition Initiative at RFF. He works on a range of energy policy issues with a focus on tools to enable an equitable energy transition.
Kevin Rennert is a fellow at RFF. He also serves as director of the Federal Climate Policy Initiative.
Daniel Shawhan is a fellow at RFF. His research focuses on predicting and estimating the effects of electricity policies, including environmental ones.
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