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Medium Rare: What’s Cooking in the Rare Earth Element Market?

Markets for Rare Earth Metals have become increasingly volatile. Six economists project future supply and demand trends.

Temperature Shocks and Economic Growth

Climate change is about more than just the weather. Three economists find that rising temperatures lead to falling economic growth.

Where Have All The Bees Gone?

New research looks at the link between colony collapse and pesticide exposure.

From the Farm to the Table, Through Capitol Hill

A leading farm expert tells us how the sausage is made.

Conspicuous Conservation

For environmentally friendly products, performance isn't everything.

Failure to Launch: New York City and Congestion Pricing

New York's failed plan for congestion pricing has lessons for policymakers everywhere.

Seeing Green: Opening the Vaults for Clean Energy

What would a Green Bank look like?

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Cleaner at a Cost

A new study finds that Clean Air Act regulations reduce productivity in the manufacturing sector.

Going Half Hog: CAFOs Downscale in the Face of Regulation

Something smells funny at hog farms. And it's not the hogs.

FITs and Starts: Getting Renewable Power to the Grid

FITs and Starts: Getting Renewable Power to the Grid

A researcher evaluates two lesser-known methods to spur renewable energy production. He finds them wanting.

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