Energy and Environment


RAND energy and environmental analyses examine the implications of existing and proposed energy policies on the environment. Building on a long history of policy research, RAND helps balance the need for environmental protections and economic development.

  • Report

    Mitigating Risk That Climate Change Poses to the National Critical Functions

    Effects from climate change have the potential to disrupt routine operations of functions that are vital to the United States' economic and national security, public health, and safety. What strategies could work to protect supply chains, insurance services, emergency management, and public safety?

    Apr 16, 2024

  • Commentary

    The Unseen Risks of Basement Flooding in Pittsburgh

    Recurrent basement flooding is much more than a nuisance. It's costly to clean up, and it poses significant threats to public health and safety. It's time to stop thinking about wet basements as simply a nuisance, and understand their role in some of the critical health issues facing communities.

    May 2, 2024

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