Studies & Analysis

Policy Program studies and analysis expand the knowledge base on which societal decisions rest.

Weather and Highway Safety
Weather and Highway Safety

Improving the safety and efficiency of the roads for the benefit of the traveling public.

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Tags: 2004, National, Infrastructure
U.S. Federal Climate Policy: Emission Fees
U.S. Federal Climate Policy: emission fees

The advantages, disadvantages, design pricinples, and remaining needs for carbon fees. 

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Tags: Carbon, 2009
Earth Observations, Science and Services for the 21st Century
Earth Observations, Science and Services for the 21st Century

Earth observations, science, and services (OSS) are part of our critical infrastructure – a national asset that, if lost or degraded, will not meet future societal needs that span the whole of the national agenda.

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Tags: 2012, Earth System OSS
Climate Information Needs for Financial Decision Making
Climate Information Needs for Financial Decision Making

The implications of climate variability and change on near-term financial investments.

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Tags: 2013, Finance
A Prescription for the 21st Century: Improving Resilience to High-Impact Weather for Healthcare Facilities and Services
A Prescription for the 21st Century: Improving Resilience to High-Impact Weather for Healthcare Facilities and Services

A risk management framework to increase the resilience of healthcare facilities and services to high-impact weather events.
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Tags: 2014, Resilience, Extreme weather, Healthcare