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On the Issues Archive

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On the Issues: Toward a New Social Cost of Carbon, GIS Day, and More

Matt Fleck and Elizabeth Wason

Nov. 18, 2022

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On the Issues: Support for Clean Hydrogen, Nature-Based Solutions, and More

Matt Fleck and Elizabeth Wason

Nov. 4, 2022

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On the Issues: Net-Zero Economy, Hydrogen Hub Funding, and More

Matt Fleck and Elizabeth Wason

Oct. 21, 2022

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On the Issues: International Trade, World Carbon Pricing Database, and More

Matt Fleck and Elizabeth Wason

Oct. 7, 2022

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On the Issues: Energy Communities, Hydrogen Hubs, and More

Matt Fleck and Elizabeth Wason

Sept. 23, 2022

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On the Issues: The Economic Cost of Carbon Emissions

Matt Fleck and Elizabeth Wason

Sept. 9, 2022

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On the Issues: Inflation Reduction Act Becomes Law

Matt Fleck and Elizabeth Wason

Aug. 19, 2022

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On the Issues: Inflation Reduction Act, Gas Prices and Sanctions, and More

Matt Fleck and Elizabeth Wason

Aug. 5, 2022

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On the Issues: Carbon Offsets, Sweet and Sour Oils, and More

Matt Fleck and Elizabeth Wason

July 22, 2022

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On the Issues: Supreme Court Decision, Hydrogen Fuel, and More

Matt Fleck and Elizabeth Wason

July 8, 2022

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On the Issues: Gas Tax Revenues, Emissions and International Trade, and More

Matt Fleck and Elizabeth Wason

June 17, 2022

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On the Issues: Energy Transition in Poland, International Climate Disclosures, and More

Elizabeth Wason

June 3, 2022

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On the Issues: Climate Change in the Courts, Surging Gasoline Prices, and More

Julie Gage and Elizabeth Wason

May 20, 2022

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On the Issues: Climate Disclosure Rule, Volatile Oil Markets, and More

Julie Gage and Elizabeth Wason

May 6, 2022

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On the Issues: Combining Climate Goals, Future Resources, and More

Julie Gage, Ciara Regan, and Elizabeth Wason

April 22, 2022

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On the Issues: Fighting Wildfires, Accessing Clean Water, and More

Julie Gage, Ciara Regan, and Elizabeth Wason

April 8, 2022

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On the Issues: US Energy Independence, Moon Collision, and More

Julie Gage, Ciara Regan, and Elizabeth Wason

March 18, 2022

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70 Years of RFF Research, US Electricity Grid Ages, and More

Julie Gage, Ciara Regan, and Elizabeth Wason

March 4, 2022

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Keeping Lights On, Swedish Decarbonization Efforts, and More

Julie Gage, Ciara Regan, and Elizabeth Wason

Feb. 18, 2022

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Changing Revenues in the Energy Transition, Health Effects of Reducing Emissions, and More

Julie Gage, Ciara Regan, and Elizabeth Wason

Feb. 4, 2022

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Subsidies for Electric Vehicles, Sea Level Rise in Museums, and More

Julie Gage, Ciara Regan, and Elizabeth Wason

Jan. 21, 2022

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Biden’s Green Procurement Executive Order, Smart Thermostats, and More

Cole Martin, Isabela Valencia, and Elizabeth Wason

Dec. 17, 2021

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Greening Federal Procurement, Fracking in Pennsylvania, and More

Cole Martin, Isabela Valencia, and Elizabeth Wason

Dec. 10, 2021

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New Offshore Wind Project, Germany’s Just Transition, and More

Cole Martin, Isabela Valencia, and Elizabeth Wason

Dec. 3, 2021