Industry and Fuels
RFF researchers are exploring technological and policy solutions that can help decarbonize the industrial sector, from performance standards and public procurement policy to incentives and funding for innovation—alongside the technical, equity, financing, and economic issues associated with a transition away from fossil fuels.
A Hydrogen Future? Exploring Pathways to Decarbonization
Hydrogen fuels can be deployed in the effort to decarbonize industry—so long as we remove existing barriers to their deployment.
Green Stimulus for Oil and Gas Workers: Considering a Major Federal Effort to Plug Orphaned and Abandoned Wells
Establishing a federal program to plug orphaned and abandoned oil and gas wells could both boost US employment and reduce pollution.
Clean Energy Standard for Industry: Scoping Analysis
Substantial emissions reductions are possible in the near term for major industrial sectors—one route is by establishing clean energy standards for industry under the Clean Air Act.
Jay Bartlett is a senior research associate at RFF where his work focuses on the financial, economic and policy analysis for the Future of Power Initiative.
Dallas Burtraw is a Darius Gaskins senior fellow at RFF. Burtraw’s research includes analysis of the distributional and regional consequences of climate policy and the evolution of electricity markets including renewable integration.
Richard D. Morgenstern
Richard Morgenstern is a senior fellow at RFF. His research focuses on the economic analysis of environmental issues with an emphasis on the costs, benefits, evaluation, and design of environmental policies.
Brian C. Prest
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 where he works on a range of energy policy issues with a focus on tools to enable an equitable energy transition.
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