Equity in the Energy Transition
The United States and the world need to rapidly shift away from an energy system based on fossil fuels to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. RFF research is examining the potential effects of this energy transition on communities and identifying pathways towards a more equitable and sustainable energy system.
Fairness for Workers and Communities in Transition
Resources for the Future and the Environmental Defense Fund are examining public policies and programs to promote fairness for workers and communities in transition to a low-greenhouse gas emissions economy.
Policy Options to Enable an Equitable Energy Transition
Fifteen scholars from across the United States share insights on policy proposals to support an equitable energy transition for all communities.
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.
Senior Research Associate
Wesley Look is a senior research associate at RFF. His work focuses on fairness for workers and communities in transition.
Senior Research Analyst
Molly Robertson is a Research Analyst at Resources for the Future where she contributes to the Fairness for Workers and Communities in Transition and VALUABLES projects.
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.
Senior Research Associate and GIS Research Coordinator
Alexandra Thompson is a Senior Research Associate and the GIS Coordinator at RFF and an expert on using spatial data to address environmental and socioeconomic challenges.
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