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Achieving Clean Electricity Generation at Least Cost to Ratepayers by 2045

This paper explores potential strategies for achieving least-cost decarbonization by 2045, using Resources for the Future's electricity planning model. The Cooper Center researchers were responsible for reporting the modeling results and evaluating other potentially important elements of a least-cost approach to decarbonizing Virginia’s electricity sector.

Linking fossil fuel sales to emissions reductions

Supporting a net-zero attributable emissions policy would help clear the way for transformation to carbon neutrality.

Food–Energy–Water Implications of Negative Emissions Technologies s in a +1.5 °C Future

Scenarios for meeting ambitious climate targets rely on large-scale deployment of negative emissions technologies (NETs), including direct air capt

Emerging Issues in Decentralized Resource Governance

This paper is a review of some current issues in the field of environmental federalism.