To support the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21), Resources for the Future was asked to provide a critical review of methodologies for accounting for the true costs of electric power across the available generation technologies.

This paper provides an overview of developments in food safety policy in major industrial countries and of economic analysis of this policy. It describes the elements of a risk-based, farm-to-fork food safety system as it is emerging in OECD countries guided by discussions through Codex Alimentarius and traces its roots in the development of risk management policy in the United States.

Hybrid-electric vehicles (HEVs) have been sold in the United States since the first Honda Insight of 1999. Growth in hybrid sales has been relatively slow, with the current hybrid market

As defined by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, adaptation includes a set of actions to moderate harm or exploit beneficial opportunities in response to climate change. To date, little research has addressed public policy options to frame the nation

Press Release by Resources for the Future & the National Energy Policy Institute (NEPI) on comprehensive economic analysis of more than 35 available policy options for reducing U.S. oil consumption & curbing carbon dioxide emissions through 2030.

As defined by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, adaptation includes a set of actions to moderate harm or exploit beneficial opportunities in response to climate change. To

It appears inevitable, absent legislative intervention, that regulation under the Clean Air Act (CAA) will move beyond mobile sources to the industrial and power facilities that emit most U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This report analyze the mechanisms available to the EPA for regulating such

An understanding of the uncertainty in benefit and cost estimates is a critical part of a benefit

This paper is based on a World Bank

This article provides a critical missing piece to the global climate change governance puzzle: how to create incentives for the major developing countries to reduce carbon emissions. The major developing countries are projected to account for 80 percent of global emissions growth over the next several

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